Postfix Cyrus SASL Authentication Context Data Reuse Memory Corruption (exploit)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54584
SynopsisThe remote mail server is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.
DescriptionThe Postfix mail server listening on this port appears vulnerable to a memory corruption attack as Nessus was able to crash an SMTP session with this host by using two different authentication methods in one session.
Note that code execution as the unprivileged postfix user may also be possible.
SolutionUpgrade to Postfix 2.5.13 / 2.6.19 / 2.7.4 / 2.8.3 or later.