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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1259-1 (fetchmail)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to fetchmail announced via advisory DSA 1259-1. Isaac Wilcox discovered that fetchmail, a popular mail retrieval and forwarding utility, insufficiently enforces encryption of connections, which might lead to information disclosure.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 6.2.5-12sarge5. For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6~rc5-1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6~rc5-1. We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201259-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)