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[DSA635] DSA-635-1 exim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
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
Threat Level: High
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