CVE-2011-0017

NameCVE-2011-0017
DescriptionThe open_log function in log.c in Exim 4.72 and earlier does not check the return value from (1) setuid or (2) setgid system calls, which allows local users to append log data to arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2154-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exim4 (PTS)buster4.92-8+deb10u6fixed
buster (security)4.92-8+deb10u7fixed
bullseye4.94.2-7fixed
bookworm, sid4.96-14fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exim4sourcelenny4.69-9+lenny3DSA-2154-1
exim4source(unstable)4.72-4

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