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CVE-2008-2711 - Gamer Stiffy

Description

fetchmail 6.3.8 and earlier when running in -v -v (aka verbose) mode allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and persistent mail failure) via a malformed mail message with long headers which triggers an erroneous dereference when using vsnprintf to format log messages.

Reference

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/13/1 https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=354291 http://secunia.com/advisories/31287 https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2623 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29705 http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.495740 http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0235 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020298 http://secunia.com/advisories/31262 http://www.fetchmail.info/fetchmail-SA-2008-01.txt http://secunia.com/advisories/30742 http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:117 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01095.html https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg01091.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30895 http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html http://secunia.com/advisories/33937 http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1860/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43121 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10950 http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494865/100/0/threaded http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493391/100/0/threaded