Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title exim4 security update
Name DSA-4536 First vendor Publication 2019-09-28
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-09-28
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in Exim, a mail transport agent. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.92-8+deb10u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 packages.

For the detailed security status of exim4 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/exim4

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4536

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 140
Os 1
Os 1

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2018-06-12 EHLO user overflow attempt
RuleID : 46610 - Revision : 3 - Type : SERVER-MAIL

Alert History

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Date Informations
2019-10-01 21:22:13
  • Multiple Updates
2019-09-30 21:22:58
  • Multiple Updates
2019-09-28 09:18:46
  • First insertion