Fedora 8 : postfix-2.5.5-1.fc8 (2008-8595)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34377

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New upstream patch level version 2.5.5, including multiple security fixes detailed in upstream announcements:
http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080814.html http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080902.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected postfix package.

See Also

http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080814.html

http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080902.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=456314

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=456347

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460906

http://www.nessus.org/u?ebd7c54f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34377

File Name: fedora_2008-8595.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/10/10

Updated: 2019/03/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postfix, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2936, CVE-2008-2937, CVE-2008-3889

BID: 30691, 30977

FEDORA: 2008-8595

CWE: 20, 200, 264