Bug 870347 - CVE-2012-5671 exim: Heap-buffer overflow in DNS decode logic used for DKIM [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2012-5671 exim: Heap-buffer overflow in DNS decode logic used for DKIM [f...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: exim
Version: 17
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Woodhouse
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 870356 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2012-5671
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Reported: 2012-10-26 08:33 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-11-14 08:45 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Release Note
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Last Closed: 2012-11-14 08:45:37 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-10-26 08:33:14 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When creating a Bodhi update request, please use the bodhi submission link
noted in the next comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this
tracking bug as well as the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
Bodhi notes field when available.

Please note: this issue affects multiple supported versions of Fedora.
Only one tracking bug has been filed; please ensure that it is only closed
when all affected versions are fixed.

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Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-10-26 08:33:24 UTC
Please use the following update submission link to create the Bodhi
request for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well
as this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get
updated when new packages are pushed to stable.

Please also ensure that the "Close bugs when update is stable" option
remains checked.

Bodhi update submission link:

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-10-26 08:48:51 UTC
exim-4.80.1-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-10-26 08:55:01 UTC
exim-4.76-9.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-10-26 09:25:00 UTC
exim-4.76-4.fc16.2 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2012-10-26 15:23:03 UTC
*** Bug 870356 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-10-26 19:34:28 UTC
Package exim-4.80.1-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing exim-4.80.1-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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