Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : exim4 vulnerability (USN-1618-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62708
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled DKIM DNS decoding.
This flaw could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
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-custom, exim4-daemon-heavy and / or exim4-daemon-light packages.