[ GLSA 201812-07 ] SpamAssassin: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201812-07
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Severity: Normal
Title: SpamAssassin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: December 15, 2018
Bugs: #666348
ID: 201812-07

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

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

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 mail-filter/spamassassin
= 3.4.2-r2

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

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

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot -v “>=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.4.2-r2”

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-1238
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1238
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-15705
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15705
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-11780
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11780
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-11781
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11781

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-07

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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