Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : postfix (MDVSA-2008:190)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in Postfix 2.4 and later was discovered, when running
on Linux kernel 2.6, where a local user could cause a denial of
service due to Postfix leaking the epoll file descriptor when
executing non-Postfix commands (CVE-2008-3889).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080902.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36736 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-190.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3889

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