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SUSE: CVE-2017-16944: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/25/2017
Created
05/11/2021
Added
05/07/2021
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The receive_msg function in receive.c in the SMTP daemon in Exim 4.88 and 4.89 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and stack exhaustion) via vectors involving BDAT commands and an improper check for a '.' character signifying the end of the content, related to the bdat_getc function.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-exim
  • suse-upgrade-eximon
  • suse-upgrade-eximstats-html
  • suse-upgrade-libspf2-2
  • suse-upgrade-libspf2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libspf2-tools

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