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