Scientific Linux Security Update : fetchmail on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

Low Nessus Plugin ID 60196

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was found in the way fetchmail processed certain APOP authentication requests. By sending certain responses when fetchmail attempted to authenticate against an APOP server, a remote attacker could potentially acquire certain portions of a user's authentication credentials. (CVE-2007-1558)

Solution

Update the affected fetchmail package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3cc4924e

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 60196

File Name: sl_20070607_fetchmail_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1558