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CVE-2021-27216

Published: 4 May 2021

Exim 4 before 4.94.2 has Execution with Unnecessary Privileges. By leveraging a delete_pid_file race condition, a local user can delete arbitrary files as root. This involves the -oP and -oPX options.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.3

Status

Package Release Status
exim4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.90.1-1ubuntu1.8)
focal
Released (4.93-13ubuntu1.5)
groovy
Released (4.94-7ubuntu1.2)
hirsute
Released (4.94-15ubuntu1.2)
impish
Released (4.94-15ubuntu1.2)
jammy
Released (4.94-15ubuntu1.2)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.82-3ubuntu2.4+esm3)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (4.86.2-2ubuntu2.6+esm1)