Debian: DSA-3888-1: exim4 security update

    Date19 Jun 2017
    CategoryDebian
    38
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The Qualys Research Labs discovered a memory leak in the Exim mail transport agent. This is not a security vulnerability in Exim by itself, but can be used to exploit a vulnerability in stack handling. For the full details, please refer to their advisory published at:
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
    Hash: SHA256
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3888-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 19, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : exim4
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000369
    
    The Qualys Research Labs discovered a memory leak in the Exim mail
    transport agent. This is not a security vulnerability in Exim by itself,
    but can be used to exploit a vulnerability in stack handling. For the
    full details, please refer to their advisory published at:
    https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 4.84.2-2+deb8u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.89-2+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    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/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    Comments powered by CComment

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What do you think of the articles on LinuxSecurity?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/24-what-do-you-think-of-the-quality-of-the-articles-on-linuxsecurity?task=poll.vote&format=json
    24
    radio
    [{"id":"87","title":"Excellent, don't change a thing!","votes":"5","type":"x","order":"1","pct":55.56,"resources":[]},{"id":"88","title":"Should be more technical","votes":"3","type":"x","order":"2","pct":33.33,"resources":[]},{"id":"89","title":"Should include more HOWTOs","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"3","pct":11.11,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    Advisories

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.