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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1167

Original release date: 05/07/2010
Last revised: 08/26/2011


fetchmail 4.6.3 through 6.3.16, when debug mode is enabled, does not properly handle invalid characters in a multi-character locale, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted (1) message header or (2) POP3 UIDL list.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/10/2010)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-1167 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100506 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2010-02 (CVE-2010-1167)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 39556
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.berlios.de/project/shownotes.php?group_id=1824&release_id=17512
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:107
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2010-02.txt
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.14
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.6.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.7.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:4.6.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.17
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9:rc2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.12
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.14
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.15
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.16
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc5
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