Debian: DSA-2236-1: exim4 security update

    Date 12 May 2011
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Exim, Debian's default mail transfer agent, is vulnerable to command injection attacks in its DKIM processing code, leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1407)
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2236-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    May 12, 2011                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : exim4
    Vulnerability  : command injection
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1407
    
    It was discovered that Exim, Debian's default mail transfer agent, is
    vulnerable to command injection attacks in its DKIM processing code,
    leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-1407)
    
    The default configuration supplied by Debian does not expose this
    vulnerability.
    
    The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by this problem.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.72-6+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.76-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your exim4 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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