CVE-2014-2972

NameCVE-2014-2972
Descriptionexpand.c in Exim before 4.83 expands mathematical comparisons twice, which allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary commands via a crafted lookup value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exim4 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.84.2-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.89-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid4.91-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exim4source(unstable)4.82.1-2low
exim4sourcewheezy4.80-7+deb7u1medium

Notes

[squeeze] - exim4 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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