Exim < 3.36 / 4.33 Multiple Remote Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server has multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote version of Exim has multiple remote stack-based buffer
overflow vulnerabilities when header syntax checking is enabled. It
should be noted that this is not the default configuration. A remote
attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-05/0264.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Exim 4.32 or later, or disable header syntax checking in
exim.conf.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 12232 (exim_mult_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0399
CVE-2004-0400