GLSA-201401-32 : Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 72159

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VPR Score: 7.4

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-201401-32 (Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges, 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-4.80.1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201401-32

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72159

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-32.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/28

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/27

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Exim4 string_format Function Heap Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2023, CVE-2010-2024, CVE-2010-4344, CVE-2010-4345, CVE-2011-0017, CVE-2011-1407, CVE-2011-1764, CVE-2012-5671

BID: 40451, 40454, 45308, 45341, 46065, 47736, 47836, 56285

GLSA: 201401-32