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HistoryOct 02, 2023 - 5:47 p.m.

Remote Code Execution (RCE)

2023-10-0217:47:19
Veracode Vulnerability Database
sca.analysiscenter.veracode.com
8
exim
smtp
rce
vulnerability
buffer overflow
code injection
software
validation

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

9.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

32.5%

exim is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE). The vulnerability arises from the absence of proper validation for user-supplied data in the SMTP service. This could result in a buffer overflow, enabling an attacker to inject and execute malicious code within the service accountโ€™s context.

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

9.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

32.5%