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MDKSA-2001:089: postfix Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the postfix package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:089 (postfix).
Wietse Venema, the author of postfix, reported a vulnerability in the SMTP
server where a remote attacker could execute a Denial of Service attack on it.
The SMTP session log could grow to an unreasonable size and could possibly
exhause the server's memory if no other limits were enforced.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:089
Threat Level: High
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