Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : postfix (MDKSA-2001:089)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 13902
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionWietse 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 enforced.
SolutionUpdate the affected postfix package.