Upstream information

CVE-2020-28013 at MITRE

Description

Exim 4 before 4.94.2 allows Heap-based Buffer Overflow because it mishandles "-F '.('" on the command line, and thus may allow privilege escalation from any user to root. This occurs because of the interpretation of negative sizes in strncpy.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1185631 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1
  • exim >= 4.94.2-bp151.2.4.1
  • eximon >= 4.94.2-bp151.2.4.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.94.2-bp151.2.4.1
  • libspf2-2 >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-2-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-debugsource >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-devel >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-tools >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
  • libspf2-tools-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp151.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-753
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2
  • exim >= 4.94.2-bp152.6.4.1
  • eximon >= 4.94.2-bp152.6.4.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.94.2-bp152.6.4.1
  • libspf2-2 >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-2-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-debugsource >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-devel >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-tools >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
  • libspf2-tools-debuginfo >= 1.2.10-bp152.5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-754
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • exim >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
  • exim-debuginfo >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
  • exim-debugsource >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
  • eximon >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
  • eximon-debuginfo >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
  • eximstats-html >= 4.94.2-lp152.8.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-677