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Secunia Security Advisory 31287

Secunia Security Advisory 31287
Posted Jul 30, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Slackware has issued an update for fetchmail. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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systems | linux, slackware
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Secunia Security Advisory 31287

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TITLE:
Slackware update for fetchmail

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA31287

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/31287/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
DoS

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Slackware Linux 9.1
http://secunia.com/product/2265/
Slackware Linux 9.0
http://secunia.com/product/1336/
Slackware Linux 8.x
http://secunia.com/product/146/
Slackware Linux 11.0
http://secunia.com/product/13491/
Slackware Linux 10.0
http://secunia.com/product/4368/

DESCRIPTION:
Slackware has issued an update for fetchmail. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA30742

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-3_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-3_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/fetchmail-6.3.8-i486-3.tgz

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.495740

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA30742:
http://secunia.com/advisories/30742/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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