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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
Description Last Modified:  03/16/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00003.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056559.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056560.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-05/msg00005.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-33.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025179
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5002
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2233
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/555316 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MORO-8ELH6Z US Government Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2011-301950.html
http://www.postfix.org/CVE-2011-0411.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0422.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0423.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46767
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0611 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0752
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0891
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65932

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0411
NVD Published Date:
03/16/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017