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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:101: 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-2003:101 (fetchmail).


A bug was discovered in fetchmail 6.2.4 where a specially crafted email message
can cause fetchmail to crash.
Thanks to Nalin Dahyabhai of Red Hat for providing the patch to fix the problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:101
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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