CVE-2007-2873

NameCVE-2007-2873
DescriptionSpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or virtual users, allows local users to cause a denial of service (corrupt arbitrary files) via a symlink attack on a file that is used by spamd.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spamassassin (PTS)buster, buster (security)3.4.2-1+deb10u3fixed
bullseye3.4.6-1fixed
bookworm4.0.0-6fixed
sid, trixie4.0.1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spamassassinsourceetch3.1.7-2etch1
spamassassinsource(unstable)3.2.1-1low

Notes

[sarge] - spamassassin <no-dsa> (Only obscure setups affected, only locally exploitable)
Minor issue fixed in etch r6 point update
Only obscure setups affected, only locally exploitable

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