Fedora Extras : ssmtp-2.61-11fc[5,6,devel]
High Nessus Plugin ID 62282
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionBen XO discovered that during the AUTH LOGIN phase, ssmtp <= 2.61-10 leaks (in BASE64 encoded form) the password used. Details are available at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=369542
Fedora Extras versions earlier then the version mentioned above are vulnerable to this problem, upgrade to fix this vulnerability.
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SolutionUpdate the affected ssmtp package.