RHEL 7 : spamassassin (RHSA-2018:2916)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118077

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for spamassassin is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The SpamAssassin tool provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email (spam) from incoming email.

Security Fix(es) :

* spamassassin: Certain unclosed tags in crafted emails allow for scan timeouts and result in denial of service (CVE-2017-15705)

* spamassassin: Local user code injection in the meta rule syntax (CVE-2018-11781)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected spamassassin and / or spamassassin-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2916.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-15705.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-11781.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118077

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2916.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/12

Modified: 2018/10/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spamassassin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spamassassin-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15705, CVE-2018-11781

RHSA: 2018:2916