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Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:55:32 -0500
From: "Kevin A. McGrail" <kmcgrail@...che.org>
To: "kmcgrail@...che.org" <kmcgrail@...che.org>,
 oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Apache SpamAssassin v3.4.3 released with fix for
 CVE-2019-12420

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 spamassassin.apache.org.  For more information about Apache
SpamAssassin, visit the http://spamassassin.apache.org/ web site.

Apache SpamAssassin Security Team

[1]:
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.4/build/announcements/3.4.3.txt

[2]: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2019-12420

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Kevin A. McGrail
KMcGrail@...che.org

Member, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171

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