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Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1543269
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: exim
Version: epel7
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaroslav Škarvada
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-02-12 22:12 UTC by Ruben Püttmann
Modified: 2018-02-13 13:57 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-02-13 13:57:07 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Ruben Püttmann 2018-02-12 22:12:14 UTC
We released Exim 4.90.1 just now.

This is mainly a security release to fix CVE-2018-6789, a buffer
overflow in base64d(). Please update your systems to 4.90.1. The
reporter of the bug claims to have a working exploit. See for the timeline.

Timeline (UTC)

* 2018-02-05 Report from Meh Chang <meh> via exim-security mailing list
* 2018-02-06 Request CVE on (heiko)
* 2018-02-07 Announcement to the public via exim-users, exim-maintainers
             mailing lists and on oss-security mailing list
* 2018-02-08 16:50 Grant restricted access to the security repo for
             distro maintainers
* 2018-02-09 One distro breaks the embargo
* 2018-02-10 18:00 Grant public access to the our official git repo.

Comment 1 Jaroslav Škarvada 2018-02-13 13:52:01 UTC
Thanks for info.

Comment 2 Jaroslav Škarvada 2018-02-13 13:57:07 UTC
I am closing this as a dupe of bug 1543269.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1543269 ***

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