Multiple vulnerabilities in Exim



Published: 2021-05-04 | Updated: 2021-05-04
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 21
CVE ID CVE-2020-28007
CVE-2020-28020
CVE-2020-28026
CVE-2020-28022
CVE-2020-28021
CVE-2020-28023
CVE-2020-28017
CVE-2020-28008
CVE-2020-28009
CVE-2020-28012
CVE-2020-28015
CVE-2020-28016
CVE-2020-28013
CVE-2020-28010
CVE-2020-28011
CVE-2020-28014
CVE-2020-28019
CVE-2020-28024
CVE-2020-28018
CVE-2020-28025
CVE-2021-27216
CWE ID CWE-61
CWE-190
CWE-20
CWE-787
CWE-125
CWE-264
CWE-254
CWE-122
CWE-399
CWE-191
CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Server applications / Mail servers

Vendor Exim

Security Advisory

Updated: 04.05.2021

Added vulnerability #21, updated vulnerability descriptions for vulnerabilities #2, #19. raised bulletin risk level from High to Critical due to possibility of remote code execution as root.

1) UNIX symbolic link following

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28007

CWE-ID: CWE-61 - UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a symlink following issue in Exim log directory. A local user can create a specially crafted symbolic link to a critical file on the system and overwrite it with privileges of the application.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Integer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28020

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in receive_msg() function. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send specially crafted data to the mail server, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28026

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in the spool_read_header() function. A remote attacker can inject lines and manipulate mail queue.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Out-of-bounds write

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28022

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input within the extract_option() function. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted message to the mail server, trigger and out-of-bounds write or read error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Input validation error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28021

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing new line characters. A remote attacker can inject a new line character into the spool header file and modify the mail queue.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

6) Out-of-bounds read

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28023

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in smtp_setup_msg() function. A remote attacker can send specially crafted message to the system, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

7) Integer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28017

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow within the receive_add_recipient() function. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

8) Security restrictions bypass

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28008

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions on the spool directory. A local user can escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

9) Integer overflow

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28009

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in get_stdinput() function. A local user can execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

10) Security features bypass

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28012

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to missing close-on-exec flag for privileged pipe. A local user can escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

11) Input validation error

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28015

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to bypass implemented security restrictions

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing new line characters. A local user can inject a new line character into spool header file and execute arbitrary commands.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

12) Out-of-bounds write

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28016

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the parse_fix_phrase() function. A local user can trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

13) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28013

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in parse_fix_phrase() function. A local user can trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

14) Out-of-bounds write

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28010

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the main() function. A local user can trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

15) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28011

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in queue_run() function. A local user can trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.


Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

16) Security restrictins bypass

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28014

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application uses PID files in an insecure manner. A local user can predict the name of the PID file and use it to escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

17) Resource management error

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28019

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper management of internal resources within the application. The mail server fails to reset function pointer after BDAT error. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

18) Integer underflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28024

CWE-ID: CWE-191 - Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer underflow in smtp_ungetc() function. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer underflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

19) Use-after-free

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28018

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in tls-openssl.c. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send specially crafted data to the mail server, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

20) Out-of-bounds read

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-28025

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in pdkim_finish_bodyhash() function. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.00, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.30, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52, 4.53, 4.54, 4.60, 4.61, 4.62, 4.63, 4.64, 4.65, 4.66, 4.67, 4.68, 4.69, 4.70, 4.71, 4.72, 4.73, 4.74, 4.75, 4.76, 4.77, 4.80, 4.80.1, 4.82, 4.82.1, 4.83, 4.84, 4.84.1, 4.84.2, 4.85, 4.85.1, 4.85.2, 4.86, 4.86.1, 4.86.2, 4.87, 4.87.1, 4.88, 4.89, 4.89.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/91

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

21) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-27216

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to delete arbitrary files on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions. A local user can delete arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Exim: 4.84.1, 4.85.1, 4.86.1, 4.90, 4.90.0.22, 4.90.0.27, 4.90.1, 4.91, 4.92, 4.92.1, 4.92.2, 4.92.3, 4.93, 4.93.0.1, 4.93.0.2, 4.93.0.3, 4.93.0.4, 4.94, 4.94.1

CPE External links

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2021/q2/93

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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