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USN-3811-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability

13 November 2018

SpamAssassin could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted file.




USN-3811-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain unclosed
tags in emails. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2017-15705)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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