Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 18.10 : exim4 vulnerability (USN-4010-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 125770
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled certain decoding operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary commands.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected exim4-daemon-heavy and / or exim4-daemon-light packages.