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CVE-2018-6789 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in the base64d function in the SMTP listener in Exim before 4.90.1. By sending a handcrafted message, a buffer overflow may happen. This can be used to execute code remotely.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/11/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6789
Original release date:
02/08/2018
Last revised:
02/17/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/02/10/2 External Source CONFIRM http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/02/10/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/02/07/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20180207 CVE-2018-6789 Exim 4.90 and earlier: buffer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103049 External Source BID 103049
https://exim.org/static/doc/security/CVE-2018-6789.txt External Source CONFIRM https://exim.org/static/doc/security/CVE-2018-6789.txt
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/cf3cd306062a08969c41a1cdd32c6855f1abecf1 External Source CONFIRM https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/cf3cd306062a08969c41a1cdd32c6855f1abecf1
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/02/msg00009.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180210 [SECURITY] [DLA 1274-1] exim4 security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4110 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4110

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