Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2213-1 exim4 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 May 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-12783.
More information:

It was discovered that exim4, a mail transport agent, suffers from a authentication bypass vulnerability in the spa authentication driver. The spa authentication driver is not enabled by default.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 4.84.2-2+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 packages.

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