Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201803-01 ] Exim
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Exim: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201803-01)
Bug(s): #638772, #647240
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.
Vulnerable: < 4.90.1
Unaffected: >= 4.90.1
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-4.90.1"