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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4584-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 14, 2019                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : spamassassin
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11805 CVE-2019-12420
Debian Bug     : 946652 946653

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam
filter using text analysis.

CVE-2018-11805

    Malicious rule or configuration files, possibly downloaded from an
    updates server, could execute arbitrary commands under multiple
    scenarios.

CVE-2019-12420

    Specially crafted mulitpart messages can cause spamassassin to use
    excessive resources, resulting in a denial of service.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.4.2-1~deb9u2.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.4.2-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.

For the detailed security status of spamassassin please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/spamassassin

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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