DSA 2021-1: New spamass-milter packages fix remote command execution
Posted on: 03/22/2010 12:10 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2021-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Giuseppe Iuculano
March 22, 2010 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : spamass-milter
Vulnerability : missing input sanitization
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : none assigned yet
Debian Bug : 573228

It was discovered a missing input sanitization in spamass-milter, a milter
used to filter mail through spamassassin.
This allows a remote attacker to inject and execute arbitrary shell commands.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.3.1-8+lenny1.

For the testing (squeeze) and unstable (sid) distribution this problem
has been fixed in version 0.3.1-9.

We recommend that you upgrade your spamass-milter package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 141144 ca6bf6a9c88db74a6bfea41f499c0ba6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 1050 bb733b6a573d78be8a64002dbc592d44
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 35298 c67ac575ec83da156f19d90a21c400e2

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 54606 a623cc750ad2dbeabb4ec9cc238bc40b

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 52752 8f67c0d4ebeb820a0a80b7c8a20a1761

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51254 87c4345b656711abf391b2c1620f0fa7

armel architecture (ARM EABI)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_armel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 47902 98855e92d23f6f2665f000a88a163dba

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 55546 6c97177505594b5389fdfe30cd293d80

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50980 109a06776578187d95ae70c3734e6b6d

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 59414 c816e86e810a4d611636bfec6a9df1cc

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51306 7204015ca8e050ccf6ea81626e215dbf

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 55604 039127c2ba41f85b8c5a9c2c0889014b

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 51450 f324ff3a60af459f5d15b8efc9e6e891

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/s/spamass-milter/spamass-milter_0.3.1-8+lenny1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 50052 1ca672e1eeb9a58376c09c61d4f00977


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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