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Exim HELO Heap Buffer Overflow

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Exim HELO Heap Buffer Overflow

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/20/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/16/2012

Description

Certain versions of Exim SMTP server are susceptible to a heap overflow that can be triggered by a remote attacker through a malformed SMTP HELO request.

Solution(s)

  • exim-upgrade-4_21

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