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[GLSA-200408-06] SpamAssassin: Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SpamAssassin: Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-06
(SpamAssassin: Denial of Service vulnerability)


SpamAssassin contains an unspecified Denial of Service vulnerability.

Impact

By sending a specially crafted message a possible hacker could cause a Denial of
Service attack against the SpamAssassin service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of SpamAssassin.

References:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=spamassassin-announce&m=109168121628767&w=2


Solution:
All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-2.64"
# emerge ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-2.64"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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