CVE-2020-28021

high

Description

Exim 4 before 4.94.2 has Improper Neutralization of Line Delimiters. An authenticated remote SMTP client can insert newline characters into a spool file (which indirectly leads to remote code execution as root) via AUTH= in a MAIL FROM command.

References

https://www.exim.org/static/doc/security/CVE-2020-qualys/CVE-2020-28021-MAUTH.txt

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-05-06

Updated: 2021-05-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH