Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : postfix (MDKSA-2001:089)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wietse Venema, the author of postfix, reported a vulnerability in the
SMTP server where a remote attacker could execute a Denial of Service
attack on it. The SMTP session log could grow to an unreasonable size
and could possibly exhause the server's memory if no other limits were

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected postfix package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13902 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-089.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3544

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0894

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