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CVE-2016-9963 Detail

Current Description

Exim before 4.87.1 might allow remote attackers to obtain the private DKIM signing key via vectors related to log files and bounce messages.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3747 Third Party Advisory
http://www.exim.org/static/doc/CVE-2016-9963.txt Mitigation Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94947 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037484 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3164-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1996 Issue Tracking Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-320 Key Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.87

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9963
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/15/2017