Ubuntu 4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4899-2
April 12, 2021

spamassassin vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

SpamAssassin could be made to run programs if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
- spamassassin: Perl-based spam filter using text analysis

Details:

USN-4899-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 Damian Lukowski discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain CF
 files. If a user or automated system were tricked into using a specially-
 crafted CF file, a remote attacker could possibly run arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  spamassassin                    3.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4899-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4899-1
  CVE-2020-1946

Ubuntu 4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability

April 12, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: SpamAssassin could be made to run programs if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - spamassassin: Perl-based spam filter using text analysis Details: USN-4899-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Damian Lukowski discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain CF files. If a user or automated system were tricked into using a specially- crafted CF file, a remote attacker could possibly run arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: spamassassin 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4899-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4899-1

CVE-2020-1946

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4899-2

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