Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : exim4 vulnerability (USN-1618-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled DKIM DNS decoding.
This flaw could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected exim4-daemon-custom, exim4-daemon-heavy and / or
exim4-daemon-light packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62708 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5671