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CVE-2017-16943 Detail

Current Description

The receive_msg function in receive.c in the SMTP daemon in Exim 4.88 and 4.89 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving BDAT commands.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/1 Mailing List
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/2 Mailing List
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/3 Mailing List
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039872 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2199 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/4090d62a4b25782129cc1643596dc2f6e8f63bde Patch
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commitdiff/4e6ae6235c68de243b1c2419027472d7659aa2b4 Patch
https://github.com/LetUsFsck/PoC-Exploit-Mirror/tree/master/CVE-2017-16944 Exploit
https://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20171125.034842.d1d75cac.en.html Mailing List
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4053 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.88:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:4.89:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16943
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/02/2019