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rPSA-2008-0235-1 fetchmail fetchmailconf
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 21:06:18 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0235-1
Published: 2008-07-28
Products:
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Indirect User Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:
    fetchmail=conary.rpath.com () rpl:1/6.3.8-0.4-1
    fetchmail=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/6.3.8-5-0.1
    fetchmailconf=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/6.3.8-5-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2623

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2711

Description:
    Previous versions of the fetchmail package are vulnerable to a Denial
    of Service attack due to a buffer-resizing error when handling mail
    messages with large headers.  It is not believed that this weakness
    can be exploited to execute malicious code.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0235

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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