June 14, 2021

Possible Remote Root Vulnerability in Exim Internet Mailer

According to a post by Sergey Kononenko at Exim developer mailing list, there is a possibility of remote root attack against Exim Internet Mailer in Debian package.

The possible vulnerability was in Exim from Debian Lenny (exim4-daemon-light 4.69-9) but other versions might be vulnerable. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain control of a mail server.

More information is available here.


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