SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : fetchmail (SUSE-SU-2016:0872-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90185
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for fetchmail fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2012-3482: A denial of service vulnerability in the base64 decoder during processing server NTLM protocol exchange was fixed (bsc#775988).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-fetchmail-12472=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-fetchmail-12472=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-fetchmail-12472=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=775988

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3482/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f26ea10a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90185

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0872-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/25/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:fetchmail, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:fetchmailconf, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/24/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3482

BID: 54987