openSUSE Security Update : exim (openSUSE-2017-714) (Stack Clash)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 101125


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for exim fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-1000369: Fixed a memory leak in exim commandline handling, which could be used to exhaust memory and make 'stack crash' attacks likely.


Update the affected exim packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 101125

File Name: openSUSE-2017-714.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N


Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exim-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:eximon, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:eximon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:eximstats-html, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000369