Fedora 13 : postfix-2.7.4-1.fc13 (2011-6777)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54294


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is an update that fixes memory corruption in Postfix SMTP server Cyrus SASL support (CVE-2011-1720). For original upstream announcement see: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/postfix/2011-05/0208.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.


Update the affected postfix package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54294

File Name: fedora_2011-6777.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/18

Modified: 2016/04/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:postfix, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/09

Reference Information

OSVDB: 72259

FEDORA: 2011-6777