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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 36385
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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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36385

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f4428842a5834a4c89b7297c3459a1c3.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter-qdbm, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter-tdb, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-bogofilter, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1007