Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1911-1 exim4 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Sep 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15846.
More information:

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.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 4.84.2-2+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 packages.

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