Community Packages

Please read this before reporting a bug:

Do NOT report bugs when a package is just outdated, or it is in Unsupported. Use the 'flag out of date' link on the package page, or the Mailing List.

REPEAT: Do NOT report bugs for outdated packages!

FS#52221 - [exim] 4.87 has a security issue (CVE-2016-9963 Exim private information leak)

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Filip Frackiewicz (notreallyhere) - Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 02:44 GMT
Last edited by Levente Polyak (anthraxx) - Friday, 20 January 2017, 17:42 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Felix Yan (felixonmars)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


One of the developers of Exim has reported that Exim, under the right conditions, will leak private information:

Actual CVE:

As of right now, the only patch that may mitigate the problem would be the latest 4.88 release candidate:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Friday, 20 January 2017, 17:42 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  4.88-1