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CESA-2007:0075: spamassassin security update

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CESA-2007:0075: spamassassin security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/16/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated spamassassin packages that fix a security issue are now available for CentOS Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

SpamAssassin provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email (spam) from incoming email. A flaw was found in the way SpamAssassin processes HTML email containing URIs. A carefully crafted mail message could cause SpamAssassin to consume significant resources. If a number of these messages are sent, this could lead to a denial of service, potentially delaying or preventing the delivery of email. (CVE-2007-0451) Users of SpamAssassin should upgrade to these updated packages which contain version 3.1.8 which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-spamassassin

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