SpamAssassin is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack when handling certain malformed messages.
|Package||mail-filter/spamassassin on all architectures|
|Affected versions||<= 2.63-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.64|
SpamAssassin is an extensible email filter which is used to identify spam.
SpamAssassin contains an unspecified Denial of Service vulnerability.
By sending a specially crafted message an attacker could cause a Denial of Service attack against the SpamAssassin service.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version of SpamAssassin.
All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync # emerge -pv ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-2.64" # emerge ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-2.64"
August 09, 2004
May 22, 2006: 02