Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200506-17] SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor: Denial of Service vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200506-17] SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor: Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor: Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-17
(SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor: Denial of Service vulnerability)


SpamAssassin and Vipul's Razor contain a Denial of Service
vulnerability when handling special misformatted long message headers.

Impact

By sending a specially crafted message a possible hacker could cause a
Denial of Service attack against the SpamAssassin/Vipul's Razor server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1266
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/spamassassin-announce/200506.mbox/%3c17072.35054.586017.822288@proton.pathname.com%3e
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=7520323&forum_id=4259


Solution:
All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.0.4"
All Vipul's Razor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/razor-2.71"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N
$7.5
NEW DELL Server Power Cord/Cables 15A 125V Heavy Duty 00R215 10ft 14AWG DP/N  pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21
$671.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-B21 pictureIntel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21
$650.0
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 1.8 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 826848-L21 pictureIntel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21
$625.0
Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7 GHz 8 Core CPU Kit For HP DL380 G10 Server 873643-L21 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.