Vulnerability Details

Exim < 4.72 RC2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Published: 2010-06-03 11:39:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Recommendations:
Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

Summary:
According to the version from its Banner, the remote Exim is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Technical Details:
1. Exim creates temporary files in an insecure manner. An attacker with local access could potentially exploit this issue to perform symbolic-link attacks. Successfully mounting a symlink attack may allow the attacker to delete or corrupt sensitive files, which may result in a denial of service. Other attacks may also be possible. 2. Exim is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability. Local attackers can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges on affected computers.

Affected Versions:
Versions prior to Exim 4.72 RC2 are vulnerable.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2024
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2023

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40454
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40451

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40454
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40451
http://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20100524.175925.9a69f755.en.html
http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=989
http://vcs.exim.org/viewvc/exim/exim-doc/doc-txt/ChangeLog?view=markup&pathrev=exim-4_72_RC2
http://www.exim.org/

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.4
Published
2010-06-03
Modified
2019-01-17
Category
SMTP problems

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