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The remote mail server is potentially affected by a format string
Based on its response to a specially formatted mail message, the Exim
mail server listening on this port appears to be affected by a format
string vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to a failure in the
dkim_exim_verify_finish() function to properly sanitize format string
specifiers in the DKIM-Signature header. A remote attacker can exploit
this by sending a specially crafted email, resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code as the Exim run-time user.
See also :
Upgrade to Exim 4.76 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 53856 ()
Bugtraq ID: 4773647836
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1407CVE-2011-1764
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