CVE-2016-9963

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-12-16
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1405322: CVE-2016-9963 exim: Possible information disclosure to remote atacker
It was found that Exim leaked DKIM signing private keys to the "mainlog" log file. As a result, an attacker with access to system log files could potentially access these leaked DKIM private keys.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9963 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This flaw does not affect the version of Exim shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 because it is not built with DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) support.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 exim Not affected

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