Fedora 31 : exim (2020-93d7305d71)

high Nessus Plugin ID 136842

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is an update fixing out-of-bounds read in the SPA authenticator.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected exim package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-93d7305d71

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136842

File Name: fedora_2020-93d7305d71.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/26/2020

Updated: 5/28/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:exim, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12783