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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-1000369

Exim supports the use of multiple "-p" command line arguments which are malloc()'ed and never free()'ed, used in conjunction with other issues allows attackers to cause arbitrary code execution. This affects exim version 4.89 and earlier. Please note that at this time upstream has released a patch (commit 65e061b76867a9ea7aeeb535341b790b90ae6c21), but it is not known if a new point release is available that addresses this issue at this time.
Publish Date : 2017-06-19 Last Update Date : 2019-12-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 404

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-1000369

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Exim Exim * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Exim Exim 4.88 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Exim Exim 4.88 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC7 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Exim Exim 4.89 RC5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Exim Exim 4.89 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Exim Exim 16

- References For CVE-2017-1000369
SECTRACK 1038779
GENTOO GLSA-201709-19
BID 99252 Exim CVE-2017-1000369 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-30 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-1000369

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