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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: postfix-2.5.5-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-8593
2008-10-09 04:46:39
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Name        : postfix
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.5.5
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.postfix.org
Summary     : Postfix Mail Transport Agent
Description :
Postfix is a Mail Transport Agent (MTA), supporting LDAP, SMTP AUTH (SASL),
TLS

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Update Information:

New upstream patch level version 2.5.5, including multiple security fixes
detailed in upstream announcements:
http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080814.html
http://www.postfix.org/announcements/20080902.html
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Sep 17 2008 Thomas Woerner <twoerner redhat com> 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 <tcallawa redhat com> 2:2.5.1-4
- fix license tag
* Thu Aug 14 2008 Thomas Woerner <twoerner redhat com> 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 <dennis ausil us> 2:2.5.1-2.1
- rebuild for sparc
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #456347 - CVE-2008-2937 postfix improper mailbox permissions
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=456347
  [ 2 ] Bug #456314 - CVE-2008-2936 postfix privilege escalation flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=456314
  [ 3 ] Bug #460906 - CVE-2008-3889 postfix: local DoS via leaked file descriptor
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460906
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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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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