Ubuntu: Security Advisory for opensmtpd (USN-4268-1)

Published: 2020-02-06 04:00:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'opensmtpd' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4268-1 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
It was discovered that OpenSMTPD incorrectly verified the sender's or receiver's e-mail addresses under certain conditions. An attacker could use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands as root.

Affected Versions:
'opensmtpd' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

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-2020-7247

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2020-February/005315.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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