DescriptionThe address parser code in Postfix 1.1.12 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (lock) via (1) a malformed envelope address to a local host that would generate a bounce and contains the ".!" string in the MAIL FROM or Errors-To headers, which causes nqmgr to lock up, or (2) via a valid MAIL FROM with a RCPT TO containing a ".!" string, which causes an instance of the SMTP listener to lock up.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SuSE-SA:2003:033, published Mon Aug 4 13:30:00 MEST 2003
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:24:17 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022