This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-02
(SpamAssassin: Long URI Denial of Service)
SpamAssassin does not correctly handle very long URIs when scanning
An attacker could cause SpamAssassin to consume large amounts of CPU
and memory resources by sending one or more emails containing very long
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.1.8'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24750 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0451