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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated spamassassin packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
SpamAssassin provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email
(spam) from incoming email.
Martin Krafft discovered a symlink issue in SpamAssassin that affects
certain non-default configurations. A local user could use this flaw
to create or overwrite files writable by the spamd process
Users of SpamAssassin should upgrade to these updated packages which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Note: This issue did not affect the version of SpamAssassin shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
See also :
Update the affected spamassassin package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25521 ()
Bugtraq ID: 22584
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2873
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