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CVE-2005-0022 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the spa_base64_to_bits function in Exim before 4.43, as originally obtained from Samba code, and as called by the auth_spa_client function, may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code during SPA authentication.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp6.us.freebsd.org/pub/mail/exim/ChangeLogs/ChangeLog-4.44
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110824870908614&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200501-23.xml Vendor Advisory
http://www.exim.org/mail-archives/exim-users/Week-of-Mon-20050103/msg00028.html Patch
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=178&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-025.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12188
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11293

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.40
 cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:4.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:university_of_cambridge:exim:4.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0022
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017