fetchmail -- programming error

2007-02-14T00:00:00
ID DSA-1259
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2007-02-14T00:00:00

Description

Isaac Wilcox discovered that fetchmail, a popular mail retrieval and forwarding utility, insufficiently enforces encryption of connections, which might lead to information disclosure.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 6.2.5-12sarge5.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package.