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[DSA060] DSA-060-1 fetchmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Wolfram Kleff found a problem in fetchmail: it would crash when
processing emails with extremely long headers. The problem was
a buffer overflow in the header parser which could be exploited.
This has been fixed in version 5.3.3-1.2, and we recommend that
you upgrade your fetchmail package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-060
Threat Level: High
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