Scientific Linux Security Update : spamassassin on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64 (fwd)

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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
(CVE-2007-2873).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6839bf90

Solution :

Update the affected spamassassin package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60207 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2873