Debian: Security Advisory for spamassassin (DSA-4615-1)

Published: 2020-02-02 04:00:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'spamassassin' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4615-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
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.

Affected Versions:
'spamassassin' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-1~deb9u3. For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-1+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-1930
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-1931

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4615.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DSA-4615-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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