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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:011: fetchmail

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the fetchmail package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:011 (fetchmail).


A vulnerability was discovered in all versions of fetchmail prior to 6.2.0 that
permits a remote attacker to crash fetchmail and potentially execute arbitrary
code by sending carefully crafted email wihch is then parsed by fetchmail. The
vulnerability has been fixed in these patched packages of fetchmail.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:011
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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