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[DSA1259] DSA-1259-1 fetchmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1259-1 fetchmail

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Isaac Wilcox discovered that fetchmail, a popular mail retrieval and
forwarding utility, insufficiently enforces encryption of connections,
which might lead to information disclosure.
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 6.3.6-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 6.3.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1259
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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