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HistoryNov 25, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.

CVE-2017-16944

2017-11-2517:00:00
mitre
www.cve.org
3

AI Score

6.6

Confidence

Low

EPSS

0.851

Percentile

98.5%

The receive_msg function in receive.c in the SMTP daemon in Exim 4.88 and 4.89 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and stack exhaustion) via vectors involving BDAT commands and an improper check for a ‘.’ character signifying the end of the content, related to the bdat_getc function.