Bug 79562 - remotely-exploitable vulnerability
remotely-exploitable vulnerability
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: fetchmail (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-12-13 07:38 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-20 06:22:06 EDT
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fix (15 bytes, patch)
2002-12-13 07:38 EST, Mark J. Cox
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2002:294 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: fetchmail security update 2003-02-07 00:00:00 EST

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Description Mark J. Cox 2002-12-13 07:38:00 EST
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 07:38:48 EST
Created attachment 88688 [details]

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