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CVE-2006-0321 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/23/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0321
Original release date:
01/23/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=348747 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=348747
http://developer.berlios.de/project/shownotes.php?release_id=8784 External Source CONFIRM http://developer.berlios.de/project/shownotes.php?release_id=8784
http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2006-01.txt Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2006-01.txt
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015527 External Source SECTRACK 1015527
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.443499 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-045-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/422936/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060122 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2006-01 (CVE-2006-0321)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16365 External Source BID 16365
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289 External Source BID 19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-214A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0300 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0300
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3101
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24265 External Source XF fetchmail-message-bounce-dos(24265)

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