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The flaw in the string_interpret_escape() function exists in the versions of Exim as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. However, it is not exposed to untrusted inputs and therefore it can not be exploited to achieve remote code execution. Refer to Red Hat Bugzilla bug 1748397 for further technical details: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1748397#c6
Exim mail server is not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7, and 8.
CVSS v3 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|CVSS3 Base Score||9.8|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||exim||Will not fix|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank the Exim project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Zerons and Qualys as the original reporters.
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