Fedora 12 : exim-4.72-1.fc12 (2010-9506)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security flaws: * CVE-2010-2023 exim:
hard-link following vulnerability in mailbox handling * CVE-2010-2024
exim: race condition when MBX locking is enabled

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600093
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600097
http://www.nessus.org/u?c6f63749

Solution :

Update the affected exim package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47538 (fedora_2010-9506.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40451
40454

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2023
CVE-2010-2024

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