USN-4010-1: Exim vulnerability

05 June 2019

Exim could be made to run commands if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Releases

Packages

  • exim4 - Exim is a mail transport agent

Details

It was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled certain decoding
operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary commands.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References