Bug 228587 - CVE-2007-0451 Spamassassin DoS
CVE-2007-0451 Spamassassin DoS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: spamassassin (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-02-13 16:31 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0075
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Last Closed: 2007-03-14 10:54:42 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox 2007-02-13 16:31:16 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #228586 +++

There is a DoS in apparantly all versions of spamassassin prior to
3.1.8 (which is not released yet).  A carefully crafted message can 
cause SpamAssassin to consume significant resources which could lead
to a DoS if an attacker sends many such messages:


Patch here:
Comment 8 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-14 10:54:42 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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