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CVE-2011-1947 Detail

Current Description

fetchmail 5.9.9 through 6.3.19 does not properly limit the wait time after issuing a (1) STARTTLS or (2) STLS request, which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application hang) by acknowledging the request but not sending additional packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://gitorious.org/fetchmail/fetchmail/blobs/legacy_63/fetchmail-SA-2011-01.txt
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061634.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061672.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061735.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/30/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/12
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/17
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/01/2
http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2011-01.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:107
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/518251/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48043
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025605
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67700

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:5.9.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.6:pre9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.2.9:rc9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.6:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.9:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fetchmail:fetchmail:6.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1947
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018