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260601: CVE-2007-4565 Fetchmail NULL pointer dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sink.c in fetchmail before 6.3.9 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and application crash) by refusing certain warning messages that are sent over SMTP.

Find out more about CVE-2007-4565 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue was addressed in fetchmail packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 via:

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (fetchmail) RHSA-2009:1427 2009-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (fetchmail) RHSA-2009:1427 2009-09-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (fetchmail) RHSA-2009:1427 2009-09-08
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