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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58916
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0492
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0492.

SpamAssassin provides a way to reduce unsolicited commercial email (spam)
from incoming email.

Martin Krafft discovered a symlink issue in SpamAssassin that affects
certain non-default configurations. A local user could use this flaw to
create or overwrite files writable by the spamd process (CVE-2007-2873).

Users of SpamAssassin should upgrade to these updated packages which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Note: This issue did not affect the version of SpamAssassin shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0492.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Low

CVSS Score:
1.9

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2873
BugTraq ID: 24481
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24481
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:125
http://osvdb.org/37234
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10354
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0492.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018242
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2172
XForce ISS Database: spamassassin-symlink-dos(34864)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34864
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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