openSUSE Security Update : exim (openSUSE-2017-980) (Stack Clash)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102834

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for exim fixes the following issues :

Changes in exim :

- specify users with ref:mail, to make them dynamic.
(boo#1046971)

- CVE-2017-1000369: Fixed memory leaks that could be exploited to 'stack crash' local privilege escalation (boo#1044692)

- Require user(mail) group(mail) to meet new users handling in TW.

- Prerequire permissions (fixes rpmlint).

- conditionally disable DANE on SuSE versions with OpenSSL < 1.0

- CVE-2016-1531: when installed setuid root, allows local users to gain privileges via the perl_startup argument.

- CVE-2016-9963: DKIM information leakage (boo#1015930)



- Makefile tuning :

+ add sqlite support

+ disable WITH_OLD_DEMIME

+ enable AUTH_CYRUS_SASL

+ enable AUTH_TLS

+ enable SYSLOG_LONG_LINES

+ enable SUPPORT_PAM

+ MAX_NAMED_LIST=64

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_DMARC

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_EVENT

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_PROXY

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_CERTNAMES

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_DSN

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_DANE

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_SOCKS

+ enable EXPERIMENTAL_INTERNATIONAL

Solution

Update the affected exim packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1015930

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

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1046971

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102834

File Name: openSUSE-2017-980.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/30/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:exim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:exim-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:exim-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:eximon:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:eximon-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:eximstats-html:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1531, CVE-2016-9963, CVE-2017-1000369