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Exim: Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CVE-2010-2024)

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Exim: Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CVE-2010-2024)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/07/2010
Created
12/04/2019
Added
12/03/2019
Modified
12/03/2019

Description

transports/appendfile.c in Exim before 4.72, when MBX locking is enabled, allows local users to change permissions of arbitrary files or create arbitrary files, and cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges, via a symlink attack on a lockfile in /tmp/.

Solution(s)

  • exim-upgrade-latest

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