openSUSE 10 Security Update : spamassassin (spamassassin-3077)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27451


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This upgrade brings spamassassin to version 3.1.8 with following changes :

- fix for CVE-2007-0451: possible DoS due to incredibly long URIs found in the message content.

- disable perl module usage in update channels unless

--allowplugins is specified

- files with names starting/ending in whitespace weren't usable

- remove Text::Wrap related code due to upstream issues

- update spamassassin and sa-learn to better deal with STDIN

- improvements and bug fixes related to DomainKeys and DKIM support

- several updates for Received header parsing

- several documentation updates and random taint-variable related issues

This update also adds some missing dependencies.


Update the affected spamassassin packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27451

File Name: suse_spamassassin-3077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-spamassassin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:spamassassin, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0451

CWE: 399