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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Postfix Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote Postfix daemon

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of Postfix which is as old
as, or older than 1.1.12.

There are two vulnerabilties in this version which may permit a possible hacker
to remotely disable it, or to be used as a DDoS agent against arbitrary
hosts.

Solution : Upgrade to Postfix 2.0
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8361, 8362

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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