GLSA 200506-17: SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor
Posted on: 07/04/2005 03:37 PM

Another Vipul's Razor update is available for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200506-17:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor: Denial of Service
vulnerability
Date: June 21, 2005
Updated: July 04, 2005
Bugs: #94722, #95492, #96776
ID: 200506-17:02

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Update
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Sascha Lucas discovered that with certain malformed headers it was still possible to crash Vipul's Razor.

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 mail-filter/spamassassin lt; 3.0.4 gt;= 3.0.4
lt; 3.0.1
2 mail-filter/razor lt; 2.74 gt;= 2.74
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2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
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Resolution
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All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.0.4"

All Vipul's Razor users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=mail-filter/razor-2.74"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-17.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0


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