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PostPosted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201909-06 ] Exim Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201909-06)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-09-07
Bug(s): #692394, #693494
ID: 201909-06


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Exim, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Exim is a message transfer agent (MTA) designed to be a a highly
configurable, drop-in replacement for sendmail.

Affected Packages

Package: mail-mta/exim
Vulnerable: < 4.92.2
Unaffected: >= 4.92.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exim. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker, by connecting to the SMTP listener daemon, could
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or
cause a Denial of Service condition.


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-4.92.2"


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