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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2615-1              [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
April 02, 2021                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : spamassassin
Version        : 3.4.2-1~deb9u4
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-1946
Debian Bug     : 985962

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 Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

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 LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS