Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bogofilter (MDVSA-2013:064)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated bogofilter package fixes security vulnerability :

In bogofilter before 1.2.3, bogofilter's/bogolexer's base64 could
overwrite heap memory in the character set conversion in certain
pathological cases of invalid base64 code that decodes to incomplete
multibyte characters (CVE-2012-5468).

Solution :

Update the affected bogofilter package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66078 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56804

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5468

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