Fedora 11 : fetchmail-6.3.9-5.fc11 (2009-8780)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40864


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


If fetchmail is running in daemon mode, it must be restarted for this update to take effect (use the 'fetchmail --quit' command to stop the fetchmail process).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected fetchmail package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40864

File Name: fedora_2009-8780.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/04

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fetchmail, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2666

FEDORA: 2009-8780

CWE: 310