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Exim: Arbitrary file deletion (CVE-2021-27216)

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Exim: Arbitrary file deletion (CVE-2021-27216)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/06/2021
Created
05/14/2021
Added
05/13/2021
Modified
05/17/2021

Description

Exim 4 before 4.94.2 has Execution with Unnecessary Privileges. By leveraging a delete_pid_file race condition, a local user can delete arbitrary files as root. This involves the -oP and -oPX options.

Solution(s)

  • exim-upgrade-4_94_2

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