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Advisories

MGASA-2021-0182 - Updated spamassassin packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 12 Apr 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0182.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2020-1946

In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.5, malicious rule configuration (.cf) files
can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors. With
this, exploits can be injected in a number of scenarios. In addition to upgrading
to SA version 3.4.5, users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf
files from trusted places. (CVE-2020-1946)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28673
- https://spamassassin.apache.org/news.html
- https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.4/build/announcements/3.4.5.txt
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/24/3
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-1946

SRPMS:
- 7/core/spamassassin-3.4.5-1.mga7
- 7/core/spamassassin-rules-3.4.5-1.mga7
- 8/core/spamassassin-3.4.5-1.mga8
- 8/core/spamassassin-rules-3.4.5-1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0182: spamassassin security update

In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.5, malicious rule configuration (.cf) files can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors

Summary

In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.5, malicious rule configuration (.cf) files can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors. With this, exploits can be injected in a number of scenarios. In addition to upgrading to SA version 3.4.5, users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf files from trusted places. (CVE-2020-1946)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28673

- https://spamassassin.apache.org/news.html

- https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.4/build/announcements/3.4.5.txt

- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/24/3

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-1946

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0182 - Updated spamassassin packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/spamassassin-3.4.5-1.mga7

- 7/core/spamassassin-rules-3.4.5-1.mga7

- 8/core/spamassassin-3.4.5-1.mga8

- 8/core/spamassassin-rules-3.4.5-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 12 Apr 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0182.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2020-1946

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