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    Debian: New fetchmail packages fix information disclosure

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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1259-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 14th, 2007           
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    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
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    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
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      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.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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