USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities
5 December 2018
Several security issues were fixed in SpamAssassin.
- spamassassin - Perl-based spam filter using text analysis
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 the PDFInfo plugin.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled meta rule syntax. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
- USN-3811-1: spamc, spamassassin, sa-compile