Security update for fetchmail
(Last modified: 02OCT2002)
solutions Security update for fetchmail SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4ea22ebaa7b8a5d5172900cbb8d7ae54)
Stefan Esser of e-matters discovered several security issues in
- buffer overflows when handling mail addresses. It is unclear whether these overflows are exploitable or not.
- a buffer overflow when handling DNS information when operating in multidrop mode. Most likely exploitable.
- a buffer overflow when handling
Received:header lines, also in multidrop mode. Most likely exploitable.
fetchmailto sort out recipients before local delivery).
The third bug is probably the most dangerous one, because it can be exploited simply by sending an email message to the victim.
For more details, please refer to the original advisory at http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/032002.html
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