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FreeBSD Ports: bogofilter

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: bogofilter CVE-2005-4591 Heap-based buffer overflow in bogofilter 0.96.2, 0.95.2, 0.94.14, 0.94.12, and other versions from 0.93.5 to 0.96.2, when using Unicode databases, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via 'invalid input sequences' that lead to heap corruption when bogofilter or bogolexer converts character sets.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://bogofilter.sourceforge.net/security/bogofilter-SA-2005-01 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/92140bc9-7bde-11da-8ec4-0002b3b60e4c.html

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