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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1061-1 (popfile)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to popfile announced via advisory DSA 1061-1. It has been discovered that popfile, a bayesian mail classifier, can be forced into a crash through malformed character sets within email messages, which allows denial of service. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain popfile packages.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.22.2-2sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.22.4-1. We recommend that you upgrade your popfile package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201061-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)