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FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/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-2008-2711 fetchmail 6.3.8 and earlier, when running in -v -v mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and persistent mail failure) via a malformed mail message with long headers, which is not properly handled when using vsnprintf to format log messages.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1e8e63c0-478a-11dd-a88d-000ea69a5213.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)