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SpamAssassin Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for an command execution flaw in spamd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server permits execution of arbitrary commands.

Description :

The remote host is running spamd, a daemon belonging to SpamAssassin
and used to acertain whether messages represent spam.

The installed version of spamd on the remote host appears to permit an
unauthenticated user to execute arbitrary commands, subject to the
rights of the user under which it operates.

See also :

http://spamassassin.apache.org/advisories/cve-2006-2447.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to SpamAssassin 3.0.6 / 3.1.3 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18290

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

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