Fedora 26 : exim (2017-0032baa7d7)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105196
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is an update fixing denial of service (CVE-2017-16944).

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This is an update fixing use-after-free (CVE-2017-16943).

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Solution

Update the affected exim package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-0032baa7d7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105196

File Name: fedora_2017-0032baa7d7.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:exim, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/25/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16943, CVE-2017-16944