Scientific Linux Security Update : spamassassin on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118108


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118108

File Name: sl_20181011_spamassassin_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/15

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/11

Reference Information

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