openSUSE Security Update : exim (openSUSE-2017-1342)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105232

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for exim fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2017-16943: Fix possible remote code execution (boo#1069857).

Solution

Update the affected exim packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1069857

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105232

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1342.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/14/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16943