GLSA-201909-06 : Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 128595

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201909-06 (Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exim. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by connecting to the SMTP listener daemon, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Exim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/exim-4.92.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201909-06

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128595

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201909-06.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/09

Updated: 2019/09/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

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:gentoo:linux:exim, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13917, CVE-2019-15846

GLSA: 201909-06