obsolete postfix version exposing to DROWN vulnerability

Asked by Cristian Balan on 2016-03-03

Hi guys,
I'm wondering why Ubuntu 14 LTS is using postifx 2.11.0 release in January 15, 2014 when there are so many stable releases after.

Looks like the 2.11.0 of postfix is vulnerable to the recent discovered DROWN

Could you please do something?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

I suggest you report a bug. Mark it as a security bug

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

What I read from https://drownattack.com/postfix.html is that the problem is solved with updated openssl (which is already done in Ubuntu, see https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2016/CVE-2016-0800.html ) and by adapting your postfix configuration.

I would not expect that there will be a new postfix package in Ubuntu to update the existing user configuration files. That is something that each system manager should take care of himself.

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