69685 : Exim string_format Function Remote Buffer Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-12-07

Description

Exim is prone to a remote overflow condition. The string_format function fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a heap buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can potentially cause arbitrary code execution.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Exim Development Team has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Exim
Exim
4.69

References

Tools & Filters

51179
5910

CVE_2010_4344

wp_exim4_string_format

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-12-14 | Disagree?

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