Ubuntu 4141-1: Exim vulnerability

    Date 28 Sep 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Exim could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4141-1
    September 28, 2019
    
    exim4 vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    
    Summary:
    
    Exim could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
    crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - exim4: Exim is a mail transport agent
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled certain string operations.
    A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Exim to crash, resulting in
    a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      exim4-daemon-heavy              4.92-4ubuntu1.4
      exim4-daemon-light              4.92-4ubuntu1.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4141-1
      CVE-2019-16928
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/exim4/4.92-4ubuntu1.4
    
    

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