USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities

  • USN-3811-3: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities

    Ubuntu Security Notices wrote:

    spamassassin vulnerabilities

    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

    • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

    Summary

    Several security issues were fixed in SpamAssassin.

    Software Description

    • spamassassin - Perl-based spam filter using text analysis

    Details

    USN-3811-1 fixed a vulnerability in spamassassin. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

    Original advisory details:

    It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled the PDFInfo plugin. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-11780)

    It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled meta rule syntax. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-11781)

    Update instructions

    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    spamassassin - 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.12.04.2

    To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

    References

    Source: usn.ubuntu.com/3811-3/