Bug 79562

Summary: remotely-exploitable vulnerability
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Mark J. Cox <mjc>
Component: fetchmailAssignee: Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Description Mark J. Cox 2002-12-13 12:38:00 UTC
A bug has been found in the header parsing code in versions of Fetchmail prior
to 6.2.0.

The bug allows a remote attacker to crash Fetchmail and potentially execute
arbitrary code by sending a carefully crafted email which is parsed by


Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2002-12-13 12:38:48 UTC
Created attachment 88688 [details]