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Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:55:32 -0500
From: "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
To: "" <>,
Subject: Apache SpamAssassin v3.4.3 released with fix for

Apache SpamAssassin 3.4.3 was recently released [1], and fixes an issue
of security note where 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. Thanks to Joran
Dirk Greef, Ronomon, Cape Town for reporting the issue.

This issue has been assigned CVE id CVE-2019-12420 [2]

To contact the Apache SpamAssassin security team, please e-mail
security at  For more information about Apache
SpamAssassin, visit the web site.

Apache SpamAssassin Security Team




Kevin A. McGrail

Member, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project - 703.798.0171

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