FreeBSD : Postfix -- memory corruption vulnerability (3eb2c100-738b-11e0-89f4-001e90d46635)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Postfix SMTP server has a memory corruption error, when the Cyrus
SASL library is used with authentication mechanisms other than PLAIN
and LOGIN (ANONYMOUS is not affected, but should not be used for other
reasons). This memory corruption is known to result in a program crash
(SIGSEV).

See also :

http://www.postfix.org/CVE-2011-1720.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?62509dea

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53852 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1720

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