USN-4899-2: SpamAssassin vulnerability
12 April 2021
SpamAssassin could be made to run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- spamassassin - Perl-based spam filter using text analysis
USN-4899-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Damian Lukowski discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain CF
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into using a specially-
crafted CF file, a remote attacker could possibly run arbitrary code.
- USN-4899-1: spamc, spamassassin, sa-compile