Debian LTS: Security Advisory for exim4 (DLA-2213-1)

Published: 2020-05-19 03:00:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'exim4' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2213-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that exim4, a mail transport agent, suffers from a authentication bypass vulnerability in the spa authentication driver. The spa authentication driver is not enabled by default.

Affected Versions:
'exim4' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 4.84.2-2+deb8u7. We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12783

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2020-12783

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/05/msg00017.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2213-1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2020-05-19
Modified
2020-05-20
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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