CVE-2018-11805 Detail

Current Description

In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.3, nefarious CF files can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors. With this, exploits can be injected in a number of scenarios. In addition to upgrading to SA 3.4.3, we recommend that users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf files from trusted places.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-04/msg00003.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/12/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/01/30/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/01/30/3
https://bz.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=7647 Permissions Required 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/0b5c73809d0690527341d940029f743807b70550050fd23ee869c5e5@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/2946b38caec47f7f6a79e8e03d2aa723794186e59a7dc6b5e76dfc18@%3Cannounce.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/6f89f82a573ea616dce53ec67e52d963618a9f9ac71da5c1efdbd166@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/8534b60bae95ac3a8a4adb840f4ab26135f1c973ce197ff44439cbae@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/bc58907171c6585e5875a3ce86066d4956c218911cb74e3156de4433@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/c1f59b7e13b7f2c12f847f7d0dec2636df3cdbcaa6d8309007395ff4@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/d015dc5b4f24fd6777a85d068502a9c5d58d69d877ed5b0eb9a22cd5@%3Cdev.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r217177f7de36deab36dab88db4b6448961122571176dd4b2c133d08e@%3Cannounce.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r2578c486552637bfedbe624940cc60d6463bd90044c887bdebb75e74@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r3d32ebf97b1245b8237763444e911c4595d2ad5e34a1641840d8146f@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6729f3d3be754a06c39bb4f11c925a3631e8ea2b4c865546d755cb0a@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6729f3d3be754a06c39bb4f11c925a3631e8ea2b4c865546d755cb0a@%3Cdev.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6729f3d3be754a06c39bb4f11c925a3631e8ea2b4c865546d755cb0a@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r71f789fcd6339144e3d4db8f4128def12c341e638bd0107a0b82a05b@%3Cannounce.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rc4df9835fb2d7b5bb1202fca99a1de21a40acef055661d3a9e8ae781@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rc4df9835fb2d7b5bb1202fca99a1de21a40acef055661d3a9e8ae781@%3Cdev.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rc4df9835fb2d7b5bb1202fca99a1de21a40acef055661d3a9e8ae781@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/12/msg00019.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/27 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q4/154 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.4/build/announcements/3.4.3.txt Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4237-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4237-2/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4584 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-11805
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/13/2020
Source:
MITRE