leafnode -- fetchnews denial-of-service triggered by transmission abort/timeout

ID 66DBB2EE-99B8-45B2-BB3E-640CAEA67A60
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2005-05-04T00:00:00


When an upstream server aborts the transmission or stops sending data after the fetchnews program has requested an article header or body, fetchnews may crash, without querying further servers that are configured. This can prevent articles from being fetched.