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CVE-2006-0321 Detail


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

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
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 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-08-01 External Source SECTRACK 1015527 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-045-01 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060122 fetchmail security announcement fetchmail-SA-2006-01 (CVE-2006-0321) External Source BID 16365 External Source BID 19289 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-214A External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0300 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3101 External Source XF fetchmail-message-bounce-dos(24265)

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