CVE-2017-16943

Public on 2017-12-20
Modified on 2017-12-21
Description
The receive_msg function in receive.c in the SMTP daemon in Exim 4.88 and 4.89 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving BDAT commands.
Severity
Critical
CVSS v3 Base Score
9.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 exim 2017-12-20 18:51 ALAS-2017-932

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H