FreeBSD : fetchmail -- address parsing vulnerability (af0296be-2455-11d8-82e5-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36402


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Fetchmail can be crashed by a malicious email message.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36402

File Name: freebsd_pkg_af0296be245511d882e50020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:fetchmail, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2003/10/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/10/25