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

low Nessus Plugin ID 101125
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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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.
(boo#1044692)

Solution

Update the affected exim packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1044692

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 101125

File Name: openSUSE-2017-714.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/30/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 6/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000369