Two vulnerabilities were discovered in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam filter using text analysis.
Package : spamassassin
CVE ID : CVE-2018-11805 CVE-2019-12420
Debian Bug : 946652 946653
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam
filter using text analysis.
Malicious rule or configuration files, possibly downloaded from an
updates server, could execute arbitrary commands under multiple
Specially crafted mulitpart messages can cause spamassassin to use
excessive resources, resulting in a denial of service.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.4.2-1~deb9u2.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.
For the detailed security status of spamassassin please refer to its
security tracker page at:
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/