FreeBSD : exim -- local privilege escalation (44ccfab0-3564-11e0-8e81-0022190034c0)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description : reports :

CVE-2011-0017 - check return value of setuid/setgid. This is a
privilege escalation vulnerability whereby the Exim run-time user can
cause root to append content of the attacker's choosing to arbitrary

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51963 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0017

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