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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702585
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2585-1 (bogofilter - buffer overflow)
Summary:A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in bogofilter, a software;package for classifying mail messages as spam or non-spam. Crafted;mail messages with invalid base64 data could lead to heap corruption;and, potentially, arbitrary code execution.
Description:Summary:
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in bogofilter, a software
package for classifying mail messages as spam or non-spam. Crafted
mail messages with invalid base64 data could lead to heap corruption
and, potentially, arbitrary code execution.

Affected Software/OS:
bogofilter on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-2+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2+dfsg1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bogofilter packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5468
BugTraq ID: 56804
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56804
Debian Security Information: DSA-2585 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2585
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:064
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=883358
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/03/13
http://secunia.com/advisories/51334
http://secunia.com/advisories/51521
XForce ISS Database: bogofilter-bogolexer-base64-dos(80524)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80524
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