FreeBSD : exim -- DKIM private key leak (e7002b26-caaa-11e6-a76a-9f7324e5534e)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 96122


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The Exim project reports :

Exim leaks the private DKIM signing key to the log files.
Additionally, if the build option EXPERIMENTAL_DSN_INFO=yes is used, the key material is included in the bounce message.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96122

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e7002b26caaa11e6a76a9f7324e5534e.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 12/27/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:exim, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 12/25/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9963