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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:221: spamassassin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the spamassassin package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:221 (spamassassin).



SpamAssassin 3.0.4 permits attackers to bypass spam detection via an e-mail with
a large number of recipients ('To' addresses), which triggers a bus error in
Perl. Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:221
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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