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Category:SMTP problems
Title:Postfix SMTP Server Cyrus SASL Support Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Summary:This host is running Postfix SMTP server and is prone to memory; corruption vulnerability.
This host is running Postfix SMTP server and is prone to memory
corruption vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is caused by a memory corruption error in the Cyrus SASL library
when used with 'CRAM-MD5' or 'DIGEST-MD5' authentication mechanisms, which could allow remote attackers to
crash an affected server or execute arbitrary code.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software/OS:
Postfix versions 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.

Upgrade to Postfix version 2.5.13, 2.6.10, 2.7.4, or 2.8.3 or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 47778
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1720
Bugtraq: 20110509 Memory corruption in Postfix SMTP server Cyrus SASL support (CVE-2011-1720) (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#727230
Debian Security Information: DSA-2233 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: postfix-cyrus-sasl-code-exec(67359)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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