FreeBSD : exim -- local privilege escalation (e4fcf020-0447-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

David Woodhouse reports :

Secondly a privilege escalation where the trusted 'exim' user is able
to tell Exim to use arbitrary config files, in which further ${run
...} commands will be invoked as root.

See also :

http://www.exim.org/lurker/message/20101209.022730.dbb6732d.en.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661756#c3
http://www.nessus.org/u?dd99b77b

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51446 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4345

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