Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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.
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
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