FreeBSD : bogofilter -- RFC 2047 decoder denial-of-service vulnerability (f4428842-a583-4a4c-89b7-297c3459a1c3)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The bogofilter team has been provided with a test case of a
malformatted (non-conformant) RFC-2047 encoded word that can cause
bogofilter versions 0.92.7 and prior to try to write a NUL byte into a
memory location that is either one byte past the end of a flex buffer
or to a location that is the negative of the encoded word's start of
payload data, causing a segmentation fault.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=73144
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.mail.bogofilter.devel/3308
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.mail.bogofilter.devel/3317
http://bugs.debian.org/275373
http://bogofilter.sourceforge.net/security/bogofilter-SA-2004-01
http://www.nessus.org/u?9afd2d20

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36385 (freebsd_pkg_f4428842a5834a4c89b7297c3459a1c3.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1007

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