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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0889

Exim 3.22 and earlier, in some configurations, does not properly verify the local part of an address when redirecting the address to a pipe, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.
Publish Date : 2001-12-19 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2002-01-08
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- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0889

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application University Of Cambridge Exim * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1
University Of Cambridge Exim 1

- References For CVE-2001-0889

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-176.html
REDHAT RHSA-2001:176
http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-097
DEBIAN DSA-097
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/283723
CERT-VN VU#283723
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3728
BID 3728 Exim Pipe Hostname Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2001-12-19
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100877978506387&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20011219 [ph10@cus.cam.ac.uk: [Exim] Potential security problem]
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7738
XF exim-pipe-hostname-commands(7738)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0889

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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