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Postfix Address Rewrite Denial Of Service Vulnerability

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Postfix Address Rewrite Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/27/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Certain versions of Postfix do not re-write e-mail addresses correctly. As a result, it is possible for a remote attacker to use a malformed address to disable the service. It should be noted that a successful exploit can corrupt the queue, requiring the extra intervention by the administrator to restore functionality.

Solution(s)

  • postfix-upgrade-1_1_13
  • smtp-postfix-address-rewrite-dos-workaround

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