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CVE-2011-0411 Detail

Description

The STARTTLS implementation in Postfix 2.4.x before 2.4.16, 2.5.x before 2.5.12, 2.6.x before 2.6.9, and 2.7.x before 2.7.3 does not properly restrict I/O buffering, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to insert commands into encrypted SMTP sessions by sending a cleartext command that is processed after TLS is in place, related to a "plaintext command injection" attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/16/2011

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0411
Original release date:
03/16/2011
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00003.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-3
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056559.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-3394
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056560.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-3355
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-05/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:009
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-33.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201206-33
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025179 External Source SECTRACK 1025179
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2233 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2233
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/555316 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#555316
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MORO-8ELH6Z US Government Resource External Source CONFIRM http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MORO-8ELH6Z
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2011-301950.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2011-301950.html
http://www.postfix.org/CVE-2011-0411.html Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.postfix.org/CVE-2011-0411.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0422.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:0422
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0423.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:0423
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46767 External Source BID 46767
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0611 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0611
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0752 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0752
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0891 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0891
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65932 External Source XF multiple-starttls-command-execution(65932)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.4.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:postfix:postfix:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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