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    Debian: 'postfix' Remote DoS

    Date 12 Dec 2001
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Wietse Venema reported he found a denial of service vulnerability inpostfix. The SMTP session log that postfix keeps for debugging purposescould grow to an unreasonable size.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-093-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    December 12, 2001
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    Package        : postfix
    Problem type   : remote DoS
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Wietse Venema reported he found a denial of service vulnerability in
    postfix. The SMTP session log that postfix keeps for debugging purposes
    could grow to an unreasonable size.
    
    This has been fixed in version 0.0.19991231pl11-2.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
    
      Source archives:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: ebbd478c0feef6854bd4b82471d5db39
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 67653116044cc7735031275317b878eb
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 97c6b1912b9917cca2e1cb957b2449fd
    
      Alpha architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 338079e3346d86c95c655335b3e0649d
    
      ARM architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 0a89e703dfd0f303690628d6deac862c
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: abe5ae7acbd0decde71c79f3bfaac6e7
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 2051d03ca9b61e4cdd6815fd67d578ef
    
      PowerPC architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: e214c21f2ba7311456268f12579c7b71
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/postfix_0.0.19991231pl11-2_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 7e588f3fa1d1682318975a88a201780b
    
      These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
      revision.
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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    apt-get: deb  https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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