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

High 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: High

ID: 125739

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1221.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/06/07

Updated: 2019/12/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/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: 2019/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/05

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Exim 4.87 - 4.91 Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10149

ALAS: 2019-1221