Upstream information

CVE-2010-2023 at MITRE

Description

transports/appendfile.c in Exim before 4.72, when a world-writable sticky-bit mail directory is used, does not verify the st_nlink field of mailbox files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges by creating a hard link to another user's file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 612549 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.1
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.69-70.14.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.69-70.14.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • exim >= 4.69-70.14.1
  • eximon >= 4.69-70.14.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.69-70.14.1
openSUSE 11.2
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.69-72.4.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.69-72.4.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.69-72.4.1
openSUSE 11.2
  • exim >= 4.69-72.4.1
  • eximon >= 4.69-72.4.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.69-72.4.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.71-4.1.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.71-4.1.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.71-4.1.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • exim >= 4.71-4.1.1
  • eximon >= 4.71-4.1.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.71-4.1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • exim >= 4.86.2-2.2
  • eximon >= 4.86.2-2.2
  • eximstats-html >= 4.86.2-2.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA exim