SuSE 10 Security Update : Postfix (ZYPP Patch Number 5500)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33888


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


A (local) privilege escalation vulnerability as well as a mailbox ownership problem has been fixed in postfix. CVE-2008-2936 / CVE-2008-2937 have been assigned to this problem.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5500.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33888

File Name: suse_postfix-5500.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/08/14

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2936, CVE-2008-2937

CWE: 200, 264