[USN-4520-1] Exim SpamAssassin vulnerability
emilia.torino at canonical.com
Fri Sep 18 23:59:48 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4520-1
September 18, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Exim SpamAssassin could be made to execute aribitrary code if it
received crafted .cf files/rules.
- sa-exim: SpamAssassin filter for Exim
It was discovered that Exim SpamAssassin does not properly handle
configuration strings. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-19920)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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