Executive Summary

Title SpamAssassin vulnerability
Name USN-3811-2 First vendor Publication 2018-11-13
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-11-13
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


SpamAssassin could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted file.

Software Description: - spamassassin: Perl-based spam filter using text analysis


USN-3811-1 fixed a vulnerability in SpamAssassin. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

テつ It was discovered that SpamAssassin incorrectly handled certain テつ unclosed tags in emails. A remote attacker could possibly use this テつ issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-15705)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ spamassassinテつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 3.3.2-2ubuntu1.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3811-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3811-1 テつ CVE-2017-15705

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3811-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 8
Os 4
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

Nessusツョ Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-46d7a7f63e.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-8f0df2c366.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-17 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201812-07.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1578.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-09 Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2018-1103.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-19 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2018-1091.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-16 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-2916.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-01 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-6ed251c42b.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-09-27 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_613193a0c1b411e8ae2d54e1ad3d6335.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2019-08-07 12:13:56
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-08 00:21:15
  • Multiple Updates
2018-11-13 17:19:02
  • First insertion