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HistoryNov 27, 2017 - 9:19 a.m.

CVE-2017-16944

2017-11-2709:19:43
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16

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.