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[DSA1259] DSA-1259-1 fetchmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Isaac Wilcox discovered that fetchmail, a popular mail retrieval and
forwarding utility, insufficiently enforces encryption of connections,
which might lead to information disclosure.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 6.3.6-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1259
Threat Level: High
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