Security update for spamassassin

SUSE Security Update: Security update for spamassassin
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2011-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1069831 #1107765 #1108745 #1108748 #1108749 #1108750 #1115411
Cross-References: CVE-2016-1238 CVE-2017-15705 CVE-2018-11780 CVE-2018-11781
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has three fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for spamassassin to version 3.4.2 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-11781: Fixed an issue where a local user could inject code in the meta rule syntax (bsc#1108748).
  • CVE-2018-11780: Fixed a potential remote code execution vulnerability in the PDFInfo plugin (bsc#1108750).
  • CVE-2017-15705: Fixed a denial of service through unclosed tags in crafted emails (bsc#1108745).
  • CVE-2016-1238: Fixed an issue where perl would load modules from the current directory (bsc#1108749).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Use systemd timers instead of cron (bsc#1115411)
  • Fixed incompatibility with Net::DNS >= 1.01 (bsc#1107765)
  • Fixed warning about deprecated regex during sa-update (bsc#1069831)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2019-2011=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2011=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • perl-Mail-SpamAssassin-Plugin-iXhash2-2.05-7.4.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • perl-Mail-SpamAssassin-3.4.2-7.4.1
    • spamassassin-3.4.2-7.4.1
    • spamassassin-debuginfo-3.4.2-7.4.1
    • spamassassin-debugsource-3.4.2-7.4.1

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