openSUSE Security Update : spamassassin (openSUSE-2019-1831)

High Nessus Plugin ID 127739


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for spamassassin to version 3.4.2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-11781: Fixed an issue where a local user could inject code in the meta rule syntax (bsc#1108748).

- CVE-2018-11780: Fixed a potential remote code execution vulnerability in the PDFInfo plugin (bsc#1108750).

- CVE-2017-15705: Fixed a denial of service through unclosed tags in crafted emails (bsc#1108745).

- CVE-2016-1238: Fixed an issue where perl would load modules from the current directory (bsc#1108749).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Use systemd timers instead of cron (bsc#1115411)

- Fixed incompatibility with Net::DNS >= 1.01 (bsc#1107765)

- Fixed warning about deprecated regex during sa-update (bsc#1069831)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected spamassassin packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127739

File Name: openSUSE-2019-1831.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2020/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-Mail-SpamAssassin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-Mail-SpamAssassin-Plugin-iXhash2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:spamassassin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:spamassassin-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:spamassassin-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1238, CVE-2017-15705, CVE-2018-11780, CVE-2018-11781