CVE-2023-42116

Public on 2023-09-29
Modified on 2024-02-04
Description
The vulnerability was found in Exim within the handling of NTLM challenge requests. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length stack-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the service account. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
Severity
Important severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.1
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory Status
Amazon Linux 1 exim 2023-10-12 ALAS-2023-1860 Fixed

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H