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CVE-2008-2711 Detail

Current Description

fetchmail 6.3.8 and earlier, when running in -v -v (aka verbose) mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and persistent mail failure) via a malformed mail message with long headers, which triggers an erroneous dereference when using vsnprintf to format log messages.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/16/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/09/2009)

This issue was addressed in fetchmail packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1427.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.495740
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0235
http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:117
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/13/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493391/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/494865/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29705
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020298
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1860/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=354291
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43121
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2623
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10950
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01091.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01095.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10950
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10950

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2711
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017