Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1121-1 postgrey -- format string
- Date Reported:
- 24 Jul 2006
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-1127.
- More information:
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 version 1.21-1sarge1.
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 version 1.22-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your postgrey package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.