SuSE 11.1 Security Update : postfix (SAT Patch Number 4478)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53854


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Remote attackers could have potentially exploited a memory corruption issue in postfix' SASL implementation to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2011-1720). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 4478.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53854

File Name: suse_11_postfix-110504.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/10

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postfix, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postfix-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:postfix-mysql, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1720