openSUSE Security Update : postfix (postfix-133)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40111


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected postfix packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40111

File Name: suse_11_0_postfix-080804.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Updated: 2019/03/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postfix, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postfix-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postfix-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:postfix-postgresql, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/08/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/08/18

Reference Information

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

CWE: 200, 264