SUSE SLES12 Security Update : postfix (SUSE-SU-2023:3732-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181825



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 / SLES_SAP12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:3732-1 advisory.

- A Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') vulnerability in SUSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5 postfix, SUSE SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5 postfix, SUSE openSUSE Leap 15.5 postfix.This issue affects SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5: before 3.7.3-150500.3.5.1; SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5: before 3.7.3-150500.3.5.1;
openSUSE Leap 15.5 : before 3.7.3-150500.3.5.1. (CVE-2023-32182)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected postfix, postfix-devel, postfix-doc and / or postfix-mysql packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181825

File Name: suse_SU-2023-3732-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/23/2023

Updated: 9/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-32182


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postfix, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postfix-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postfix-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:postfix-mysql, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/19/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-32182

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:3732-1