Executive Summary

Name CVE-2001-1009 First vendor Publication 2001-08-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2011-02-16

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 10 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Fetchmail (aka fetchmail-ssl) before 5.8.17 allows a remote malicious (1) IMAP server or (2) POP/POP3 server to overwrite arbitrary memory and possibly gain privileges via a negative index number as part of a response to a LIST request.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2001-1009

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-100 Overflow Buffers
CAPEC-119 Resource Depletion
CAPEC-123 Buffer Attacks

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 72

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 071-1 (fetchmail)
File : nvt/deb_071_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
10330 Fetchmail POP3 Reply Negative Index Privilege Escalation

10329 Fetchmail IMAP Server Negative Index Privilege Escalation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-09-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-071.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-07-31 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2001-072.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3164
BUGTRAQ http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-08/0118.html
CONECTIVA http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000419
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-071
ENGARDE http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/other_advisory-1555.html
MANDRAKE http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-072.php3
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-103.html
SUSE http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2001_026_fetchmail_txt.html
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/6965.php

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