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FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail

2008-09-0400:00:00
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4.3 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

7.5 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.113 Low

EPSS

Percentile

95.2%

The remote host is missing an update to the system
as announced in the referenced advisory.

# SPDX-FileCopyrightText: 2008 E-Soft Inc.
# Some text descriptions might be excerpted from (a) referenced
# source(s), and are Copyright (C) by the respective right holder(s).
#
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61189");
  script_version("2023-07-26T05:05:09+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2023-07-26 05:05:09 +0000 (Wed, 26 Jul 2023)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-09-04 20:41:11 +0200 (Thu, 04 Sep 2008)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-2711");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_name("FreeBSD Ports: fetchmail");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2008 E-Soft Inc.");
  script_family("FreeBSD Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/freebsd", "ssh/login/freebsdrel");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The following package is affected: fetchmail

CVE-2008-2711
fetchmail 6.3.8 and earlier, when running in -v -v mode, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and persistent mail
failure) via a malformed mail message with long headers, which is not
properly handled when using vsnprintf to format log messages.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update your system with the appropriate patches or
  software upgrades.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://fetchmail.berlios.de/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/168190df-3e9a-11dd-87bc-000ea69a5213.html");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update to the system
  as announced in the referenced advisory.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-bsd.inc");

vuln = FALSE;
txt = "";

bver = portver(pkg:"fetchmail");
if(!isnull(bver) && revcomp(a:bver, b:"6.3.8_6")<0) {
  txt += 'Package fetchmail version ' + bver + ' is installed which is known to be vulnerable.\n';
  vuln = TRUE;
}

if(vuln) {
  security_message(data:txt);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
  exit(99);
}

4.3 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

7.5 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.113 Low

EPSS

Percentile

95.2%