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USN-6584-1: Libspf2 vulnerabilities

15 January 2024

Several security issues were fixed in Libspf2.

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Releases

Packages

  • libspf2 - Sender Policy Framework for SMTP authorization

Details

Philipp Jeitner and Haya Shulman discovered that Libspf2 incorrectly handled
certain inputs. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-20314)

It was discovered that Libspf2 incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a user or
an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input file, a
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or
execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-33912, CVE-2021-33913)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-6584-2: libspf2-2, libspf2, spfquery, libmail-spf-xs-perl, libspf2-dev