CVE-2019-15846

NameCVE-2019-15846
DescriptionExim before 4.92.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as root via a trailing backslash.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1911-1, DSA-4517-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exim4 (PTS)jessie4.84.2-2+deb8u5vulnerable
jessie (security)4.84.2-2+deb8u6fixed
stretch4.89-2+deb9u5vulnerable
stretch (security)4.89-2+deb9u6fixed
buster4.92-8+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)4.92-8+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid4.92.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exim4source(unstable)4.92.1-3high
exim4sourcebuster4.92-8+deb10u2highDSA-4517-1
exim4sourcejessie4.84.2-2+deb8u6highDLA-1911-1
exim4sourcestretch4.89-2+deb9u6highDSA-4517-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/04/1
https://git.exim.org/exim.git/commit/2600301ba6dbac5c9d640c87007a07ee6dcea1f4

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