Current Description

Postfix on Mac OS X 10.3.x through 10.3.5, with SMTPD AUTH enabled, does not properly clear the username between authentication attempts, which allows users with the longest username to prevent other valid users from being able to authenticate.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 27, 2005
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.1*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.2*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.5*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.1*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.2*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.5*******

Vulnerable Software List

Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3, 10.3.1, 10.3.2, 10.3.3, 10.3.4, 10.3.5
Apple Mac Os X 10.3, 10.3.1, 10.3.2, 10.3.3, 10.3.4, 10.3.5


APPLE-SA-2004-09-30 Vendor Advisory