Published: 06 September 2019
Exim before 4.92.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as root via a trailing backslash.
From the Ubuntu security team
It was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled certain decoding operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary commands.
CVSS 3 base score: 9.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)||
|Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)||
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||