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[DSA939] DSA-939-1 fetchmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Daniel Drake discovered a problem in fetchmail, an SSL enabled POP3,
APOP, IMAP mail gatherer/forwarder, that can cause a crash when the
program is running in multidrop mode and receives messages without
The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
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/2006/dsa-939
Threat Level: High
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