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
updates.

Description :

exim.org 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
files.

See also :

ftp://ftp.exim.org/pub/exim/ChangeLogs/ChangeLog-4.74
http://www.nessus.org/u?d3751a89

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51963 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0017

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