[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc4.1

mitr at redhat.com mitr at redhat.com
Thu Jul 21 18:16:48 UTC 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : fetchmail
Version     : 6.2.5                      
Release     : 7.fc4.1                  
Summary     : A remote mail retrieval and forwarding utility.
Description :
Fetchmail is a remote mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended
for use over on-demand TCP/IP links, like SLIP or PPP connections.
Fetchmail supports every remote-mail protocol currently in use on the
Internet (POP2, POP3, RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all IMAPs, ESMTP ETRN, IPv6,
and IPSEC) for retrieval. Then Fetchmail forwards the mail through
SMTP so you can read it through your favorite mail client.

Install fetchmail if you need to retrieve mail over SLIP or PPP

Update Information:

A buffer overflow was discovered in fetchmail's POP3 client. A malicious
server could cause fetchmail to execute arbitrary code.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CAN-2005-2355 to this issue.

All fetchmail users should upgrade to the updated package, which fixes this issue.
* Thu Jul 21 2005 Miloslav Trmac <mitr at redhat.com> - 6.2.5-7.fc4.1
- Fix CAN-2005-2355 (#163819, patch by Ludwig Nussel)

This update can be downloaded from:

e00eaabfa00150c2001ca61a58a7845e  SRPMS/fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.src.rpm
4528439141789d049cb2094162c92406  ppc/fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.ppc.rpm
6bdcf129726571d6e3e2536c3dcc27a3  ppc/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.ppc.rpm
2bebf8c785e918bc43e590a2f029ba48  x86_64/fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.x86_64.rpm
3c590e5aa4af40cfa80590ce23b16958  x86_64/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.x86_64.rpm
469b305b86b25c292876877432ce5ead  i386/fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.i386.rpm
2635dfe61df68b358fb61803a7d12ca1  i386/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.2.5-7.fc4.1.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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