Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4584-1 spamassassin -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 946652, Bug 946653.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11805, CVE-2019-12420.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam filter using text analysis.
Malicious rule or configuration files, possibly downloaded from an updates server, could execute arbitrary commands under multiple scenarios.
Specially crafted mulitpart messages can cause spamassassin to use excessive resources, resulting in a denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-1~deb9u2.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-1+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.
For the detailed security status of spamassassin please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/spamassassin