Vulnerability CVE-2020-28008


Published: 2021-05-06

Description:
Exim 4 before 4.94.2 allows Execution with Unnecessary Privileges. Because Exim operates as root in the spool directory (owned by a non-root user), an attacker can write to a /var/spool/exim4/input spool header file, in which a crafted recipient address can indirectly lead to command execution.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
EXIM -> EXIM 

 References:
https://www.exim.org/static/doc/security/CVE-2020-qualys/CVE-2020-28008-SPDIR.txt

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