Bug 79562 - remotely-exploitable vulnerability
Summary: remotely-exploitable vulnerability
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: fetchmail
Version: 2.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2002-12-13 12:38 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-05-20 10:22:06 UTC
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fix (15 bytes, patch)
2002-12-13 12:38 UTC, Mark J. Cox
no flags Details | Diff


Links
System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2002:294 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: fetchmail security update 2003-02-07 05:00:00 UTC

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
Fetchmail.

http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/052002.html

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


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