SUSE-SA:2005:033: spamassassin

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:033 (spamassassin).


The anti spam tool SpamAssassin was prone to a denial-of-service
attack. A remote attacker could craft a MIME E-Mail message that
would waste a lot of CPU cycles parsing the Content-Type header.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-1266.

Only SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3 are affected, since they include the 3.x
version of spamassassin. Older versions are not affected.

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_33_spamassassin.html

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19242 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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