openSUSE Security Update : exim (openSUSE-SU-2010:0416-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47816


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Two local vulnerabilities have been fixed in the exim MTA which allowed attackers to create arbitrary files or to change ownership of arbitrary files. CVE-2010-2023 and CVE-2010-2024 have been assigned to these issues.


Update the affected exim packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47816

File Name: suse_11_1_exim-100720.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/23

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:eximon, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:eximstats-html, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2023, CVE-2010-2024