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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2154-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exim4 (PTS)wheezy4.80-7+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.80-7+deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.84.2-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.89-2+deb9u2fixed
buster4.90~RC3-2fixed
sid4.90~RC4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exim4source(unstable)4.72-4medium
exim4sourcelenny4.69-9+lenny3mediumDSA-2154-1

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