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[DSA637] DSA-637-1 exim-tls Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Philip Hazel announced a buffer overflow in the host_aton function in
exim-tls, the SSL-enabled version of 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
In the unstable distribution (sid) this package does not exist
We recommend that you upgrade your exim-tls package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-637
Threat Level: High
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