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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1911-1] exim4 security update)

Debian Local Security Checks
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  • ID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.891911

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-1911-1 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 Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 4.84.2-2+deb8u6. We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2019-09-07 02:00:20
Modified
2019-09-07 02:00:20
CVE
CVE-2019-15846

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