Damian Lukowski discovered a flaw in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam
filter using text analysis. Malicious rule configuration files, possibly
downloaded from an updates server, could execute arbitrary commands
under multiple scenarios.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.
For the detailed security status of spamassassin please refer to its
security tracker page at:
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4879-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 27, 2021 https://www.debian.org/security/faq