This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in Exim's internal
string_vformat() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
execute arbitrary code on the mail server running Exim.
Note: successful exploitation would allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code as root on a Scientific Linux 4 or 5 system that is
running the Exim mail server. An exploit for this issue is known to
After installing this update, the Exim daemon will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true