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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-171
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fetchmail (PTS)stretch6.3.26-3fixed
buster6.4.0~beta4-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye6.4.16-4fixed
bookworm, sid6.4.22-1fixed

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

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

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