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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0321

Original release date: 01/23/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

fetchmail 6.3.0 and other versions before 6.3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted e-mail messages that cause a free of an invalid pointer when fetchmail bounces the message to the originator or local postmaster.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)
This issue did not affect the versions of Fetchmail as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18571
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18895
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 16365
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3101
External Source: XF
Name: fetchmail-message-bounce-dos(24265)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2006-01.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 19289
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015527
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-214A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060122 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2006-01 (CVE-2006-0321)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=348747
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-045-01
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.berlios.de/project/shownotes.php?release_id=8784
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21253
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0300
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 22691

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.1

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