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CVE-2019-12420 Detail

Current Description

In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.3, a message can be crafted in a way to use excessive resources. Upgrading to SA 3.4.3 as soon as possible is the recommended fix but details will not be shared publicly.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/12/12/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://bz.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=7747 Permissions Required
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5863d6c42fc9595a29566732f12348cde0ca0e41bda91695c62041de@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5ef362d6da12126fafc81443309ca95d872d1bfd011fe4b2699f0fe9@%3Cusers.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/64cf76749956dd08f7d5b86ec9f3321f382cfd7fe717ccd1be940c92@%3Cannounce.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/e3c2367351286b77a74a082e2b66b793cceefa7b6ea9dcd162db4c4b@%3Cdev.spamassassin.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
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://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-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:spamassassin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
3.4.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12420
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/13/2020