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MDKSA-2003:101: fetchmail Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the fetchmail package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:101 (fetchmail).
A bug was discovered in fetchmail 6.2.4 where a specially crafted email message
can cause fetchmail to crash.
Thanks to Nalin Dahyabhai of Red Hat for providing the patch to fix the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:101
Threat Level: High
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