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prionPRIOn knowledge basePRION:CVE-2017-16944
HistoryNov 25, 2017 - 5:29 p.m.

Design/Logic Flaw

2017-11-2517:29:00
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9

AI Score

7.3

Confidence

High

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.

CPENameOperatorVersion
debian_linuxeq9.0
eximeq4.88
eximeq4.89