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Sid 1-50356

Message

SERVER-MAIL Exim remote command execution attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an Exim remote command execution attempt is detected. An attacker can send an email to a fake recipient address with run{} in it and execute commands as root

Impact

Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Affected systems

Ease of attack

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2019-10149
  • www.exim.org/static/doc/security/CVE-2019-10149.txt