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CVE-2011-0017 Detail

Current Description

The open_log function in log.c in Exim 4.72 and earlier does not check the return value from (1) setuid or (2) setgid system calls, which allows local users to append log data to arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.exim.org/pub/exim/ChangeLogs/ChangeLog-4.74
http://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20110126.034702.4d69c278.en.html Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00004.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2154
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46065
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1060-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0224 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0245 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0364
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0464
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65028

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:3.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.65:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.66:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.67:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.68:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.69:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.72


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0017
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017