This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the string_vformat() function in string.c when processing an overly long argument for EHLO command. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a very long string as an argument for the EHLO command, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install the latest version from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Exim: 4.92 - 4.92.2External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.