• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Buffer overflows in Fetchmail 6.0.0 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via (1) long headers that are not properly processed by the readheaders function, or (2) via long Received: headers, which are not properly parsed by the parse_received function.
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Date Entry Created
20020930 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20030317)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Cole, Green
Comments (Legacy)
 Cox> Addref: REDHAT:RHSA-2002:216

Proposed (Legacy)
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