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

Technical Details

Severity Level:

High Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

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.

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


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-09-07 02:00:20

Modification Time:

2019-09-07 02:00:20

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