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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.100663
Category:SMTP problems
Title:Exim < 4.72 RC2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Summary:According to the version from its Banner, the remote Exim is prone to; multiple vulnerabilities.
Description:Summary:
According to the version from its Banner, the remote Exim is prone to
multiple vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Insight:
1. Exim creates temporary files in an insecure manner.

An attacker with local access could potentially exploit this issue to perform symbolic-link attacks.

Successfully mounting a symlink attack may allow the attacker to delete or corrupt sensitive files,
which may result in a denial of service. Other attacks may also be possible.

2. Exim is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.

Local attackers can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges on
affected computers.

Affected Software/OS:
Versions prior to Exim 4.72 RC2 are vulnerable.

Solution:
Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.

CVSS Score:
4.4

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 40454
BugTraq ID: 40451
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2024
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40454
Bugtraq: 20100603 Multiple vulnerabilities in Exim (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511653/100/0/threaded
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-June/042587.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-June/042613.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-06/0079.html
http://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20100524.175925.9a69f755.en.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/40019
http://secunia.com/advisories/40123
http://secunia.com/advisories/43243
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:014 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-08/msg00001.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1060-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1402
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0364
XForce ISS Database: exim-mbx-symlink(59042)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/59042
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2023
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40451
XForce ISS Database: exim-mail-directory-priv-escalation(59043)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/59043
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