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Exim File Argument Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Exim File Argument Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/31/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Exim do not properly check that the size of the 'file' argument is not greater than the destination buffer before copying, thus introducing a buffer overflow vulnerability. This allows a local attacker to gain root privileges.

Solution(s)

  • exim-upgrade-3_36

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