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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
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=345071
http://marc.merlins.org/linux/exim/files/sa-exim-cvs/Changelog.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17110 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0941 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25286

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1251
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017