Fedora 14 : exim-4.72-2.fc14 (2010-12375)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53394

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VPR Score: 6.6

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes the following security flaws :

- CVE-2010-2023 exim: hard-link following vulnerability in mailbox handling

- CVE-2010-2024 exim: race condition when MBX locking is enabled

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. 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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600093

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600097

http://www.nessus.org/u?5de18bff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53394

File Name: fedora_2010-12375.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/13

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:exim, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/10

Reference Information

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

BID: 40451, 40454

FEDORA: 2010-12375