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Bug 163819 - CAN-2005-2335 fetchmail overflow from malicious pop3 server
Summary: CAN-2005-2335 fetchmail overflow from malicious pop3 server
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fetchmail
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miloslav Trmač
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-21 13:13 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-22 08:08:51 UTC

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Description Mark J. Cox 2005-07-21 13:13:46 UTC
It's likely this will be completely caught by FC4 FORTIFY_SOURCE however I've
not verified it yet.  See RHEL bug for (private) proof of concept.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #163816 +++

We were alerted today to a Debian bug report showing a flaw where a malicious
POP3 server could overflow a stack buffer in fetchmail.

Draft advisory at

More details at end of

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2005-07-21 13:29:26 UTC
(Actually it isn't and wouldn't be caught by FORTIFY_SOURCE)

Comment 2 Miloslav Trmač 2005-07-22 08:08:51 UTC
Fixed in fetchmail-6.2.5-7.fc[34].1

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