DescriptionIn Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.5, malicious rule configuration (.cf) files can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors. With this, exploits can be injected in a number of scenarios. In addition to upgrading to SA version 3.4.5, users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf files from trusted places.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2615-1, DSA-4879-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs985962

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spamassassin (PTS)stretch3.4.2-1~deb9u3vulnerable
stretch (security)3.4.2-1~deb9u4fixed
buster, buster (security)3.4.2-1+deb10u3fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.4.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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