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FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: fetchmail CVE-2003-0792 Fetchmail 6.2.4 and earlier does not properly allocate memory for long lines, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a certain email.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/13450 http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/ports/mail/fetchmail/patches/Attic/patch-rfc822_c?rev=1.1 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ac4b9d18-67a9-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a.html

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