Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201906-01 ] Exim
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Exim: Remote command execution (GLSA 201906-01)
A vulnerability in Exim could allow a remote attacker to execute
Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) designed to be a a highly
configurable, drop-in replacement for sendmail.
Vulnerable: < 4.92
Unaffected: >= 4.92
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in how Exim validates recipient addresses
in the deliver_message() function.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands by sending an email
with a specially crafted recipient address to the affected system.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Exim users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-mta/exim-4.92"