CVE-2006-5974

NameCVE-2006-5974
Descriptionfetchmail 6.3.5 and 6.3.6 before 6.3.6-rc4, when refusing a message delivered via the mda option, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors that trigger a NULL pointer dereference when calling the (1) ferror or (2) fflush functions.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fetchmail (PTS)buster6.4.0~beta4-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye6.4.16-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid6.4.37-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fetchmailsourcesarge(not affected)
fetchmailsource(unstable)6.3.6-1low

Notes

[sarge] - fetchmail <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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