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Date: Tue, 24 May 2011 13:34:45 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: exim STARTTLS fix

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 07:24:03AM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Hi,
> > 
> > while reviewing EXIM git for the last security issues, I also found the
> > STARTTLS fix:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Is fixed with exim 4.76 apparently.
> > 
> That commit suggests it's not an issue, but rather some extra paranoid
> buffer wiping. Is there a reason to believe this is a problem?
> I'd rather not assign an ID if it's not needed.

Rereading the comment added ... It seems not to be an active security issue.

Sorry for being alarming, no CVE required. ;)

Ciao, Marcus

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