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PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201812-07 ] SpamAssassin Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: SpamAssassin: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201812-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-12-15
Bug(s): #666348
ID: 201812-07

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SpamAssassin, the worst
of which may lead to remote code execution.


Background

SpamAssassin is an extensible email filter used to identify junk email.

Affected Packages

Package: mail-filter/spamassassin
Vulnerable: < 3.4.2-r2
Unaffected: >= 3.4.2-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SpamAssassin. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, or
cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.4.2-r2"
   


References

CVE-2016-1238
CVE-2017-15705
CVE-2018-11780
CVE-2018-11781
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