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[DSA635] DSA-635-1 exim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-635-1 exim

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Philip Hazel announced a buffer overflow in the host_aton function in
exim, the default mail-transport-agent in Debian, which can lead to the
execution of arbitrary code via an illegal IPv6 address.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.35-1woody4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.36-13 of exim and 4.34-10 of exim4.
We recommend that you upgrade your exim and exim4 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-635
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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