Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
Name CVE-2014-2972 First vendor Publication 2014-09-04
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-12-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

expand.c in Exim before 4.83 expands mathematical comparisons twice, which allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary commands via a crafted lookup value.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-2972

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-189 Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 77

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Date Description
2016-07-21 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201607-12.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-16 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-2933-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-395.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-12 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-482.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-07 Name : The remote mail server is potentially affected by a data insertion vulnerabil...
File : exim_4_83.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-8803.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-04 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-8865.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM http://git.exim.org/exim.git/commitdiff/7685ce68148a083d7759e78d01aa5198fc099c44
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1122552
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-August/136251....
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-August/136264....
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-12
MLIST https://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20140722.145949.42c043f5.en.html
https://lists.exim.org/lurker/message/20140722.152452.d6c019e8.en.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2933-1

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 01:51:49
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2020-05-23 00:40:43
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2016-12-03 09:23:56
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2016-11-29 00:24:52
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2016-07-22 13:38:25
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2016-04-27 00:39:21
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2016-03-17 13:23:45
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2014-10-12 13:27:17
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2014-09-05 21:24:01
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2014-09-04 21:23:42
  • First insertion