Bug 1405322 (CVE-2016-9963)

Summary: CVE-2016-9963 exim: Possible information disclosure to remote atacker
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dwmw2, jskarvad, tremble
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OS: Linux   
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It was found that Exim leaked DKIM signing private keys to the "mainlog" log file. As a result, an attacker with access to system log files could potentially access these leaked DKIM private keys.
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Bug Depends On: 1405323, 1405324    
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-12-16 08:32:20 UTC
Under certain circumstances it's possible for remote attacker to leak private information.

Affected versions: 4.69 -> 4.87

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-12-16 08:32:51 UTC
Created exim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1405323]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1405324]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-01-04 10:18:57 UTC
External Reference:


Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-01-04 10:26:40 UTC

This flaw does not affect the version of Exim shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 because it is not built with DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) support.