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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0492

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.

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

Risk factor : Low

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2873
BugTraq ID: 24481
XForce ISS Database: spamassassin-symlink-dos(34864)
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