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MDKSA-2003:081: postfix

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the postfix package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:081 (postfix).


Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the postfix MTA by Michal Zalewski.
Versions prior to 1.1.12 would permit a possible hacker to bounce- scan private
networks or use the daemon as a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) tool by
forcing the daemon to connect to an arbitrary service at an arbitrary IP address
and receiving either a bounce message or by timing. As well, versions prior to
1.1.12 have a bug where a malformed envelope address can cause the queue manager
to lock up until an entry is removed from the queue and also lock up the SMTP
listener leading to a DoS.
Postfix version 1.1.13 corrects these issues. The provided packages have been
patched to fix the vulnerabilities.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:081
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8361, 8362

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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