DescriptionThe SMTP server in Postfix before 2.5.13, 2.6.x before 2.6.10, 2.7.x before 2.7.4, and 2.8.x before 2.8.3, when certain Cyrus SASL authentication methods are enabled, does not create a new server handle after client authentication fails, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid AUTH command with one method followed by an AUTH command with a different method.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2011:023, published Wed, 11 May 2011 10:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2011:010, published Tue, 31 May 2011 08:00:00 +0000
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0476-1, published Wed, 11 May 2011 13:08:20 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1|| ||Patchnames: |
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||postfix||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search||postfix||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||postfix||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||postfix||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One||postfix||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1||postfix||Released|