GLSA-201601-04 : OpenSMTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201601-04
(OpenSMTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSMTPD. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201601-04

Solution :

All OpenSMTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-mta/opensmtpd-5.7.3_p1'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88393 ()

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