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CESA-2004:451: spamassassin security update

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CESA-2004:451: spamassassin security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/20/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated spamassassin package that fixes a denial of service bug when parsing malformed messages is now available.

SpamAssassin provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email (SPAM) from incoming email. A denial of service bug has been found in SpamAssassin versions below 2.64. A malicious attacker could construct a message in such a way that would cause spamassassin to stop responding, potentially preventing the delivery or filtering of email. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0796 to this issue. Users of SpamAssassin should update to these updated packages which contain a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-spamassassin

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