SuSE 10 Security Update : postfix (ZYPP Patch Number 7503)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53855


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


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 ZYPP patch number 7503.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53855

File Name: suse_postfix-7503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/10

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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