Upstream information

CVE-2011-0017 at MITRE

Description

The open_log function in log.c in Exim 4.72 and earlier does not check the return value from (1) setuid or (2) setgid system calls, which allows local users to append log data to arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 668599 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.2
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.69-72.8.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.69-72.8.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.69-72.8.1
openSUSE 11.2
  • exim >= 4.69-72.8.1
  • eximon >= 4.69-72.8.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.69-72.8.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.71-4.5.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.71-4.5.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.71-4.5.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • exim >= 4.71-4.5.1
  • eximon >= 4.71-4.5.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.71-4.5.1
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