GLSA-201206-33 : Postfix: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59706


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-33 (Postfix: Multiple vulnerabilities)

A vulnerability have been discovered in Postfix. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could perform a man-in-the-middle attack and inject SMTP commands during the plaintext to TLS session switch or might execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Postfix users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/postfix-2.7.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59706

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-33.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/26

Modified: 2016/05/16

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:gentoo:linux:postfix, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0411, CVE-2011-1720

BID: 46767, 47778

OSVDB: 71021, 72259

GLSA: 201206-33