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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61220
Category:FreeBSD Local Security Checks
Title:FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail
Summary:FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail
Description:The remote host is missing an update to the system
as announced in the referenced advisory.

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:
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
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2711
Bugtraq: 20080617 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2008-01 (CVE-2008-2711) (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493391/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20080729 rPSA-2008-0235-1 fetchmail fetchmailconf (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/494865/100/0/threaded
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/13/1
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=354291
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01091.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01095.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:117
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.495740
BugTraq ID: 29705
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29705
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10950
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1860/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020298
http://secunia.com/advisories/30742
http://secunia.com/advisories/31262
http://secunia.com/advisories/31287
http://secunia.com/advisories/30895
http://secunia.com/advisories/33937
XForce ISS Database: fetchmail-logmessage-dos(43121)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/43121
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