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Fedora 9 Update: postfix-2.5.5-1.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora New upstream patch level version 2.5.5, including multiple security fixes detailed in upstream announcements:
Fedora Update Notification
2008-10-09 04:46:39

Name        : postfix
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.5.5
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         :
Summary     : Postfix Mail Transport Agent
Description :
Postfix is a Mail Transport Agent (MTA), supporting LDAP, SMTP AUTH (SASL),

Update Information:

New upstream patch level version 2.5.5, including multiple security fixes
detailed in upstream announcements:

* Wed Sep 17 2008 Thomas Woerner  2:2.5.5-1
- new version 2.5.5
  fixes CVE-2008-2936, CVE-2008-2937 and CVE-2008-3889 (rhbz#459101)
* Thu Aug 28 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway  2:2.5.1-4
- fix license tag
* Thu Aug 14 2008 Thomas Woerner  2:2.5.1-3
- fixed postfix privilege problem with symlinks in the mail spool directory
  (CVE-2008-2936) (rhbz#459100)
* Mon May 19 2008 Dennis Gilmore  2:2.5.1-2.1
- rebuild for sparc

  [ 1 ] Bug #456347 - CVE-2008-2937 postfix improper mailbox permissions
  [ 2 ] Bug #456314 - CVE-2008-2936 postfix privilege escalation flaw
  [ 3 ] Bug #460906 - CVE-2008-3889 postfix: local DoS via leaked file descriptor

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update postfix' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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