Fedora: Security Advisory for spamassassin (FEDORA-2020-bd20036cdc)

Published: 2020-02-12 04:06:18
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 FEDORA-2020-bd20036cdc advisory.

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

Technical Details:
SpamAssassin provides you with a way to reduce if not completely eliminate Unsolicited Commercial Email (SPAM) from your incoming email. It can be invoked by a MDA such as sendmail or postfix, or can be called from a procmail script, .forward file, etc. It uses a genetic-algorithm evolved scoring system to identify messages which look spammy, then adds headers to the message so they can be filtered by the user', s mail reading software. This distribution includes the spamd/spamc components which create a server that considerably speeds processing of mail. To enable spamassassin, if you are receiving mail locally, simply add this line to your ~/.procmailrc: INCLUDERC=/etc/mail/spamassassin/spamassassin-default.rc To filter spam for all users, add that line to /etc/procmailrc (creating if necessary).

Affected Versions:
'spamassassin' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Fedora 30.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

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://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VOVVKFP2G2AF5GHAB4WMHOEX76A3H6CE

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3

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