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CVE-2012-2140

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-03-14
CWE: CWE-78
Bugzilla: 816352: CVE-2012-2140 rubygem-mail: arbitrary command execution when using exim or sendmail from commandline

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Mail gem before 2.4.3 for Ruby allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a (1) sendmail or (2) exim delivery.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2140 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1542 December 04, 2012

External References

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