Upstream information

CVE-2014-2972 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 888520 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • exim >= 4.83-6.4.1
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.83-6.4.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.83-6.4.1
  • eximon >= 4.83-6.4.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.83-6.4.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.83-6.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2014-482
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