Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Exim, the worst of which leading to remote execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
|Package||mail-mta/exim on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.80.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.80.1|
Exim is a highly configurable, drop-in replacement for sendmail.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exim. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Exim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-mta/exim-4.80.1"