Vulnerability CVE-2017-16943


Published: 2017-11-25

Description:
The receive_msg function in receive.c in the SMTP daemon in Exim 4.88 and 4.89 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving BDAT commands.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
EXIM -> EXIM 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/25/3
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039872
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2199
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/4090d62a4b25782129cc1643596dc2f6e8f63bde
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commitdiff/4e6ae6235c68de243b1c2419027472d7659aa2b4
https://github.com/LetUsFsck/PoC-Exploit-Mirror/tree/master/CVE-2017-16944
https://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20171125.034842.d1d75cac.en.html
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4053

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