Amazon Linux AMI : exim (ALAS-2019-1221)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125739

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was found in Exim versions 4.87 to 4.91 before release 1.20 (inclusive). Improper validation of recipient address in deliver_message() function in /src/deliver.c may lead to remote command execution. (CVE-2019-10149)

Solution

Run 'yum update exim' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2019-1221.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125739

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1221.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/7/2019

Updated: 2/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-10149

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim-greylist, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim-mon, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim-mysql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:exim-pgsql, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 7/10/2022

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Exim 4.87 - 4.91 Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10149

ALAS: 2019-1221

CISA-NCAS: AA22-011A