Debian: 2585-1: bogofilter: buffer overflow
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian 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. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2585-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                                          
December 11, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bogofilter
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-5468
Debian Bug     : 695139

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.

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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