Bug 1836362 (CVE-2020-12783)

Summary: CVE-2020-12783 exim: out-of-bounds read in the SPA authenticator can lead to SPA/NTLM authentication bypass in auths/spa.c and auths/auth-spa.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Priority: high    
Version: unspecifiedCC: bennie.joubert, dwmw2, jskarvad, mbenatto, tremble
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: exim 4.94 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A flaw was found in exim in versions through 4.93. An out-of-bounds memory read in the SPA authenticator was found that could result in a SPA/NTLM authentication bypass. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.
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Last Closed: 2020-05-20 21:19:23 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1836363, 1836364    
Bug Blocks: 1836365    

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-15 17:22:03 UTC
Exim through 4.93 has an out-of-bounds read in the SPA authenticator that could result in SPA/NTLM authentication bypass in auths/spa.c and auths/auth-spa.c.


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Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-15 17:22:22 UTC
Created exim tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1836364]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1836363]

Comment 6 Todd Cullum 2020-05-20 20:03:00 UTC

This flaw does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Comment 7 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-05-20 21:19:23 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):