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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3482

Original release date: 12/21/2012
Last revised: 04/04/2013


Fetchmail 5.0.8 through 6.3.21, when using NTLM authentication in debug mode, allows remote NTLM servers to (1) cause a denial of service (crash and delayed delivery of inbound mail) via a crafted NTLM response that triggers an out-of-bounds read in the base64 decoder, or (2) obtain sensitive information from memory via an NTLM Type 2 message with a crafted Target Name structure, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 54987
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120813 Re: CVE ID request for fetchmail segfault in NTLM protocol exchange
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120813 CVE ID request for fetchmail segfault in NTLM protocol exchange
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2012-02.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_fetchmail
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-14451
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-14462

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.0.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.2.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.4.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.5.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.6.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.7.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.14
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.17
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.8.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.19
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.18
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.14
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.13
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.17
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.15
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.12
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.16
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.11
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre8
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.7
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9:rc2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc9
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc10
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.5
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.4
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.3
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.2
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.1
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.21

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