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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6789: Security patch for exim (ALAS-2018-970)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6789: Security patch for exim (ALAS-2018-970)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/09/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in the base64d function in the SMTP listener in Exim before 4.90.1. By sending a handcrafted message, a buffer overflow may happen. This can be used to execute code remotely.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-exim

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-exim

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