openSUSE 10 Security Update : postfix (postfix-5603)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

When exectuting external programs postfix didn't close the file
descriptor of the epoll system call. This could potentially be
exploited to shutdown postfix (CVE-2008-3889).

Solution :

Update the affected postfix packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34240 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3889

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