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CVE-2006-1251 Detail

Current Description

Argument injection vulnerability in greylistclean.cron in sa-exim 4.2 allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via an email with a To field that contains a filename separated by whitespace, which is not quoted when greylistclean.cron provides the argument to the rm command.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/18/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1251
Original release date:
03/18/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. greylistclean.cron is not supplied in the exim packages as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345071 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345071
http://marc.merlins.org/linux/exim/files/sa-exim-cvs/Changelog.html Patch External Source CONFIRM http://marc.merlins.org/linux/exim/files/sa-exim-cvs/Changelog.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17110 Patch External Source BID 17110
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0941 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0941
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25286 External Source XF saexim-greylistclean-file-deletion(25286)

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