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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in postfix :
The SMTP server in Postfix before 2.5.13, 2.6.x before 2.6.10, 2.7.x
before 2.7.4, and 2.8.x before 2.8.3, when certain Cyrus SASL
authentication methods are enabled, does not create a new server
handle after client authentication fails, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and
daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid AUTH
command with one method followed by an AUTH command with a different
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false