Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that the Postfix package incorrectly granted write
access on the PID directory to the postfix user. A local attacker
could use this flaw to possibly conduct a symlink attack and overwrite
arbitrary files. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and 8.04
Wietse Venema discovered that Postfix incorrectly handled cleartext
commands after TLS is in place. A remote attacker could exploit this
to inject cleartext commands into TLS sessions, and possibly obtain
confidential information such as passwords. (CVE-2011-0411).
Update the affected postfix package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55071 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3646946767
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2939CVE-2011-0411
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