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CVE-2019-16928 Detail

Current Description

Exim 4.92 through 4.92.2 allows remote code execution, a different vulnerability than CVE-2019-15846. There is a heap-based buffer overflow in string_vformat in string.c involving a long EHLO command.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/28/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/28/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/28/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/28/4 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2449 Permissions Required
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/478effbfd9c3cc5a627fc671d4bf94d13670d65f Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20190927.032457.c1044d4c.en.html Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/EED7HM3MFIBAP5OIMJAFJ35JAJABTVSC/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/T3TJW4HPYH3O5HZCWGD6NSHTEBTTAPDC/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UY6HPRW7MR3KBQ5JFHH6OXM7YCZBJCOB/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/60 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4141-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4536 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exim:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.92
Up to (including)
4.92.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16928
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019