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 >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2007-0074: spamassassin


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2007-0074: spamassassin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the spamassassin packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated spamassassin packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

SpamAssassin provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email (spam)
from incoming email.

A flaw was found in the way SpamAssassin processes HTML email containing
URIs. A carefully crafted mail message could cause SpamAssassin to consume
significant resources. If a number of these messages are sent, this could
lead to a denial of service, potentially delaying or preventing the
delivery of email.
(CVE-2007-0451)

Users of SpamAssassin should upgrade to these updated packages which
contain version 3.1.8 which is not vulnerable to these issues.

This is an upgrade from SpamAssassin version 3.0.6 to 3.1.8, which contains
many bug fixes and spam detection enhancements. Further details are
available in the SpamAssassin 3.1 changelog and upgrade guide.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0074.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Intel RMS25CB080 Dual Port S6I 6G SAS hard drive RAID card module G35316-610
$38.95
Intel RMS25CB080 Dual Port S6I 6G SAS hard drive RAID card module G35316-610 pictureLSI Lenovo ThinkServer 4XB0F28645 SAS LSI9280-8e RAID Card - 119457
$359.76
LSI Lenovo ThinkServer 4XB0F28645 SAS LSI9280-8e RAID Card - 119457  pictureDell 1950 2900 2950 5i Server PCI-e SAS RAID Controller Card w/Cable 0RP272
$8.35
Dell 1950 2900 2950 5i Server PCI-e SAS RAID Controller Card w/Cable 0RP272 picture LSI Logic SAS3042E-HP RAID Controller PCI-E
$25.0
 LSI Logic SAS3042E-HP RAID Controller PCI-E picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.