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Exim Header Checking Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Exim Header Checking Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/07/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/13/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Exim contain buffer overflows that are remotely exploitable when the 'headers_check_syntax' or 'require verify = header_syntax' options are used. As a result, a remote attacker could potentially gain control of the Exim daemon and assume its privilege level on the affected machine.

Solution(s)

  • exim-upgrade-3_36
  • exim-upgrade-4_33
  • exim-upgrade-4x-latest

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