CVSS Base Vector:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'exim4'
Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4517-1 advisory.
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.
'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.
'exim4' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.
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
We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 Linux Distribution Packages.
Linux Distribution Package
Debian Local Security Checks
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