USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities

spamassassin vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in SpamAssassin.

Software Description

  • spamassassin – Perl-based spam filter using text analysis

Details

USN-3811-1 fixed a vulnerability in spamassassin. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled the PDFInfo plugin.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-11780)

It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled meta rule syntax. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-11781)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
spamassassin – 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.12.04.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities.
This full article can be read at: USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities.

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