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[GLSA-200703-02] SpamAssassin: Long URI Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SpamAssassin: Long URI Denial of Service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-02
(SpamAssassin: Long URI Denial of Service)
SpamAssassin does not correctly handle very long URIs when scanning
A possible hacker could cause SpamAssassin to consume large amounts of CPU
and memory resources by sending one or more emails containing very long
There is no known workaround at this time.
All SpamAssassin users should upgrade to the latest version.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/spamassassin-3.1.8"
Threat Level: Medium
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