Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : bogofilter vulnerability (USN-1667-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Julius Plenz discovered that bogofilter incorrectly handled certain
invalid base64 code. By sending a specially crafted email, a remote
attacker could exploit this and cause bogofilter to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected bogofilter-bdb and / or bogofilter-sqlite

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63287 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56804

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5468