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Category:   Application (Security)  >   SpamAssassin Vendors:   spamassassin.org
SpamAssassin Error in Processing Long URIs May Let Remote Users Deny Servce
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017666
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017666
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0451   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 19 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in SpamAssassin. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can include a specially crafted (and "incredibly long") URI within a message to potentially cause denial of service conditions.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (3.1.8), available at:

http://spamassassin.apache.org/downloads.cgi?update=200702131100

The SpamAssassin advisory is available at:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.1/build/announcements/3.1.8.txt

Vendor URL:  spamassassin.apache.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 21 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) SpamAssassin Error in Processing Long URIs May Let Remote Users Deny Servce
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Mar 14 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) SpamAssassin Error in Processing Long URIs May Let Remote Users Deny Servce
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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