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CVE-2017-1000369 Detail

Current Description

Exim supports the use of multiple "-p" command line arguments which are malloc()'ed and never free()'ed, used in conjunction with other issues allows attackers to cause arbitrary code execution. This affects exim version 4.89 and earlier. Please note that at this time upstream has released a patch (commit 65e061b76867a9ea7aeeb535341b790b90ae6c21), but it is not known if a new point release is available that addresses this issue at this time.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 2.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3888
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99252 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038779
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000369 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/Exim/exim/commit/65e061b76867a9ea7aeeb535341b790b90ae6c21 Mitigation Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-19
https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.89


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000369
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017