Re: spamassassin security update in Debian jessie LTS
On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 05:16:53PM +0100, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> > and as spamassassin has been upstream version bumped in Debian jessie
> > LTS before, I am asking for your opinion, if you'd rather recommend
> > cherry-picking the fixes (which I haven't been able to identify yet in
> > upstream SVN) or simply upstream version bump spamassassin in jessie LTS
> > once more.
> > @LTS team: sharing your feedback / opinions will be much appreciated, too.
> ... and I discussed this with some people on spamassassin mailing list.
> quoting one mail:
> Key to the issue is I fail to see how the highly intrusive security work
> done for 3.4.3 can possibly be backported.
> My recommendation remains a strong: upgrade to 3.4.4.
That's always their recommendation. Yet the fixes for the current CVEs
amount to less than 100 lines of diff against 3.4.3, including context.
I haven't looked into applying these changes to 3.4.2. If somebody
wants to take this on, they're at