Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2615-1 spamassassin -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Apr 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 985962.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-1946.
- More information:
Damian Lukowski discovered a flaw in spamassassin, a Perl-based spam filter using text analysis. Malicious rule configuration files, possibly downloaded from an updates server, could execute arbitrary commands under multiple scenarios.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.2-1~deb9u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your spamassassin packages.
For the detailed security status of spamassassin please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/spamassassin
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS