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Fedora Core 5 Update: fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Update to fetchmail-6.3.6 (CVE-2006-5867, CVE-2006-5974)
Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : fetchmail
Version     : 6.3.6
Release     : 2.fc5
Summary     : A remote mail retrieval and forwarding utility
Description :
Fetchmail is a remote mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended
for use over on-demand TCP/IP links, like SLIP or PPP connections.
Fetchmail supports every remote-mail protocol currently in use on the
Internet (POP2, POP3, RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all IMAPs, ESMTP ETRN, IPv6,
and IPSEC) for retrieval. Then Fetchmail forwards the mail through
SMTP so you can read it through your favorite mail client.

Install fetchmail if you need to retrieve mail over SLIP or PPP


* Mon Jan 22 2007 Miloslav Trmac  - 6.3.6-2
- Let KPOP use PASS again
  Resolves: #223661
* Sat Jan  6 2007 Miloslav Trmac  - 6.3.6-1
- Update to fetchmail-6.3.6 (CVE-2006-5867, CVE-2006-5974)
* Wed Nov  1 2006 Miloslav Trmac  - 6.3.5-1
- Update to fetchmail-6.3.5
- Fix some rpmlint warnings
* Sun Sep 24 2006 Miloslav Trmac  - 6.3.4-2
- Don't increase the certificate search path on each poll (#206346)
* Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating  - 6.3.4-1.1
- rebuild

This update can be downloaded from:

19ab2bc6327a423f41ad7621ab199ad42dd269a0  SRPMS/fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5.src.rpm
19ab2bc6327a423f41ad7621ab199ad42dd269a0  noarch/fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5.src.rpm
18714889b85336937a9f2a37435acba85b837d0a  ppc/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.3.6-2.fc5.ppc.rpm
a1d02c56cfec48769d1352c3f43eb9d8134515ae  ppc/fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5.ppc.rpm
181c75891493731d239520c06812914995c3ed1e  x86_64/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.3.6-2.fc5.x86_64.rpm
2f5e4d943fa00ad52f0250d770a75f1a362a9165  x86_64/fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5.x86_64.rpm
c44a9d2713f95a16daf019022ab9ac9d2eacacb0  i386/fetchmail-6.3.6-2.fc5.i386.rpm
8bbf4088d56699099c7d0140ce2954fd396324ed  i386/debug/fetchmail-debuginfo-6.3.6-2.fc5.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at

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