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.


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Severity



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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3888 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99252 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038779 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
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 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-404 Improper Resource Shutdown or Release cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000369
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/12/2019
Source:
MITRE