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Debian alert DSA-1259-1 (fetchmail)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 1259-1] New fetchmail packages fix information disclosure
Date:  Wed, 14 Feb 2007 21:46:56 +0100

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA 1259-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff February 14th, 2007 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : fetchmail Vulnerability : programming error Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2006-5867 Isaac Wilcox discovered that fetchmail, a popular mail retrieval and forwarding utility, insufficiently enforces encryption of connections, which might lead to information disclosure. For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 6.2.5-12sarge5. For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6~rc5-1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 6.3.6~rc5-1. We recommend that you upgrade your fetchmail package. Upgrade Instructions - -------------------- wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file. If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below: apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration. Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge - -------------------------------- Source archives: Size/MD5 checksum: 650 6f33289df330ad5d6b73a970a131717d Size/MD5 checksum: 155433 092b1d26d52b001b85b5afb66936fe90 Size/MD5 checksum: 1257376 9956b30139edaa4f5f77c4d0dbd80225 Architecture independent components: Size/MD5 checksum: 42390 da1c1f925e68bf2385b071648db81f66 Size/MD5 checksum: 101492 2afde54d68ae7174551613028c91403d Alpha architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 573554 69b08d3a3471630a9a844da3cf2389c9 AMD64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 556356 2411990fef9d0a6a9ee41db1c33afad2 ARM architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 549686 5daedcf04842d2e5b540e88f70235ff4 HP Precision architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 562170 b0ef556bf0a065dd545b1381394d32c3 Intel IA-32 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 548738 6fc67ff75514e65d15c1ccd78f471046 Intel IA-64 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 597726 4d3cb4897d0c4b410962a7694c711647 Motorola 680x0 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 538548 84679550a984c949b8869d4b385fa815 Big endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 557342 916d92cfc83e97bccd112408b78261cb Little endian MIPS architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 557230 566a25f4fa247d9d1cebc37a3daee6c7 PowerPC architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 556706 0ac0f73bbe90d13bf73b054da7187da2 IBM S/390 architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 555180 fd69f70a49c73046cd1c265e3b1fd80d Sun Sparc architecture: Size/MD5 checksum: 549578 28ca03faddd6b6ff3958243012e681a4 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update. - --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For apt-get: deb stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFF03TNXm3vHE4uyloRAr7KAKDOXY+at/5QZ1kCy1bAm2CQcK2iwQCgtEHK diCFIIK6hKuifyF2pzsjoGA= =Uw4w -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact

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