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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-28007: Security patch for exim (ALAS-2022-1622)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-28007: Security patch for exim (ALAS-2022-1622)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/04/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/05/2022
Modified
08/05/2022

Description

Exim 4 before 4.94.2 allows Execution with Unnecessary Privileges. Because Exim operates as root in the log directory (owned by a non-root user), a symlink or hard link attack allows overwriting critical root-owned files anywhere on the filesystem.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-exim

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