CVE-2002-1175

NameCVE-2002-1175
DescriptionThe getmxrecord function in Fetchmail 6.0.0 and earlier does not properly check the boundary of a particular malformed DNS packet from a malicious DNS server, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) when Fetchmail attempts to read data beyond the expected boundary.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-171
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fetchmail (PTS)wheezy6.3.21-4fixed
jessie6.3.26-1fixed
sid, stretch6.3.26-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fetchmailsource(unstable)6.1.0-1medium
fetchmailsourcewoody5.9.11-6.1mediumDSA-171
fetchmail-sslsourcewoody5.9.11-6.1mediumDSA-171

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