|Date: (C)2011-05-13 (M)2017-08-18|
|CVSS Score: 6.8||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 8.6||Access Complexity: MEDIUM|
|Impact Subscore: 6.4||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: PARTIAL|
| ||Integrity: PARTIAL|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
The SMTP server in Postfix before 2.5.13, 2.6.x before 2.6.10, 2.7.x before 2.7.4, and 2.8.x before 2.8.3, when certain Cyrus SASL authentication methods are enabled, does not create a new server handle after client authentication fails, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid AUTH command with one method followed by an AUTH command with a different method.