USN-3499-1: Exim vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3499-1
29th November, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 17.04
Exim could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
– Exim is a mail transport agent
It was discovered that Exim incorrectly handled certain BDAT data headers.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Exim to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
- Ubuntu 17.10:
- Ubuntu 17.04:
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
Source: USN-3499-1: Exim vulnerability