Vulnerability CVE-2020-1946


Published: 2021-03-25

Description:
In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.5, malicious rule configuration (.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 version 3.4.5, users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf files from trusted places.

Type:

CWE-78

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') )

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Apache -> Spamassassin 

 References:
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/04/msg00000.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/7V2SBVTKVLFFT36ECJQ7TQ7KAQCQZDRZ/
https://s.apache.org/3r1wh
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4879

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