Debian Security Advisory DSA 4517-1 (exim4 - security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

High Severity

CVSS Score:

10.0

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'exim4' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4517-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
'Zerons' and Qualys discovered that a buffer overflow triggerable in the TLS negotiation code of the Exim mail transport agent could result in the execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.

Affected Versions:
'exim4' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.89-2+deb9u6. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.92-8+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Family:

Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-09-07 02:00:05

Modification Time:

2019-09-07 02:00:05

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-15846

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