• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
The getmxrecord function in Fetchmail 6.0.0 and earlier does not properly check the boundary of a particular malformed DNS packet from a malicious DNS server, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) when Fetchmail attempts to read data beyond the expected boundary.
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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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