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CVE-2023-42115 Detail

Description

Exim AUTH Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Exim. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the smtp service, which listens on TCP port 25 by default. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of a buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the service account. Was ZDI-CAN-17434.


Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-23-1469/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write Contributor acceptance level Zero Day Initiative  

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-42115
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2024
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2024
Source:
Zero Day Initiative