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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-1000369: Exim: Local privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-1000369: Exim: Local privilege escalation

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

Exim supports the use of multiple "-p" command line arguments which are malloc()'ed and never free()'ed, used in conjunction with other issues allows attackers to cause arbitrary code execution. This affects exim version 4.89 and earlier. Please note that at this time upstream has released a patch (commit 65e061b76867a9ea7aeeb535341b790b90ae6c21), but it is not known if a new point release is available that addresses this issue at this time.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-mail-mta-exim

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