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CVE-2005-0021

CVE information

Published

17 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in Exim before 4.43 may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) an IPv6 address with more than 8 components, as demonstrated using the -be command line option, which triggers an overflow in the host_aton function, or (2) the -bh command line option or dnsdb PTR lookup, which triggers an overflow in the dns_build_reverse function..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:4.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:4.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -