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Gentoo: SpamAssassin 3, Vipul's Razor Denial of Service vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Sascha Lucas discovered that with certain malformed headers it was still possible to crash Vipul's Razor. The updated setions appear below.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE]               GLSA 200506-17:02
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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
======

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

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                   /  Vulnerable  /             Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  mail-filter/spamassassin       < 3.0.4                   >= 3.0.4
                                                               < 3.0.1
  2  mail-filter/razor              < 2.74                     >= 2.74
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Resolution
==========

All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

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

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

Availability
============

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?
=========

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
=======

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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