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[DSA1121] DSA-1121-1 postgrey Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Peter Bieringer discovered that postgrey, a greylisting
implementation for Postfix, is vulnerable to a format string attack
that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service to the daemon.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has also been fixed
in version 1.21-1volatile4 in the volatile archive.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your postgrey package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1121
Threat Level: High
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