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CVE-2010-4344

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2010-12-07
CWE:
CWE-78
Bugzilla:
661756: CVE-2010-4344 exim remote code execution flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the string_vformat function in string.c in Exim before 4.70 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an SMTP session that includes two MAIL commands in conjunction with a large message containing crafted headers, leading to improper rejection logging.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4344 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3 server) (exim) RHSA-2010:0970 2010-12-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4 server) (exim) RHSA-2010:0970 2010-12-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 4.7 (exim) RHSA-2010:0970 2010-12-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (exim) RHSA-2010:0970 2010-12-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (exim) RHSA-2010:0970 2010-12-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4 server) exim Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3 server) exim Affected

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