A flaw was found in Exim versions 4.87 to 4.91 (inclusive). Improper validation of recipient address in deliver_message() function in /src/deliver.c may lead to remote command execution.
Published 2019-06-05 14:29:11
Updated 2022-11-07 19:12:13
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2019-10149

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2019-10149 29,139
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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CVE-2019-10149 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Exim Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) Improper Input Validation
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Improper validation of recipient address in deliver_message() function in /src/deliver.c may lead to remote command execution.
Added on 2022-01-10 Action due date 2022-07-10

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-10149

97.36%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2019-10149

  • Exim 4.87 - 4.91 Local Privilege Escalation
    Disclosure Date: 2019-06-05
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/linux/local/exim4_deliver_message_priv_esc
    This module exploits a flaw in Exim versions 4.87 to 4.91 (inclusive). Improper validation of recipient address in deliver_message() function in /src/deliver.c may lead to command execution with root privileges (CVE-2019-10149).

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-10149

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.0
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
6.0
Red Hat, Inc.
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-10149

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