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Debian Security Advisory DSA 939-1 (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:N/I:N/A:C

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 939-1. Daniel Drake discovered a problem in fetchmail, an SSL enabled POP3, APOP, IMAP mail gatherer/forwarder, that can cause a crash when the program is running in multidrop mode and receives messages without headers. The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by this problem.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 6.2.5-12sarge4. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20939-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)