Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2107-1 spamassassin -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 950258.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-1930, CVE-2020-1931.
More information:

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 scenarios.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 3.4.2-0+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.

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