Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : spamassassin (MDKSA-2005:106)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18583
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA Denial of Service bug was discovered in SpamAssassin. An attacker could construct a particular message that would cause SpamAssassin to consume CPU resources. If a large number of these messages were sent, it could lead to a DoS. SpamAssassin 3.0.4 was released to correct this vulnerability, as well as other minor bug fixes, and is provided with this update.
For full details on the changes from previous versions of SpamAssassin to this current version, please refer to the online documentation at http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/NextRelease.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.