ID CVE-2007-2873
Summary SpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or virtual users, allows local users to cause a denial of service (corrupt arbitrary files) via a symlink attack on a file that is used by spamd.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:spamassassin:spamassassin:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 1.9 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:04:55.945-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description SpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or virtual users, allows local users to cause a denial of service (corrupt arbitrary files) via a symlink attack on a file that is used by spamd.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10354
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title SpamAssassin 3.1.x, 3.2.0, and 3.2.1 before 20070611, when running as root in unusual configurations using vpopmail or virtual users, allows local users to cause a denial of service (corrupt arbitrary files) via a symlink attack on a file that is used by spamd.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 243455
title CVE-2007-2873 spamassassin symlink attack
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • comment spamassassin is earlier than 0:3.1.9-1.el4
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070492002
    • comment spamassassin is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070074003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • comment spamassassin is earlier than 0:3.1.9-1.el5
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070492005
    • comment spamassassin is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070075003
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0492
released 2007-06-13
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2007:0492: spamassassin security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • spamassassin-0:3.1.9-1.el4
  • spamassassin-0:3.1.9-1.el5
refmap via4
bid 24481
confirm
mandriva MDKSA-2007:125
osvdb 37234
sectrack 1018242
vupen ADV-2007-2172
xf spamassassin-symlink-dos(34864)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:32
Published 11-06-2007 - 23:30
Back to Top