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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 36385
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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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

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

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=275373

http://bogofilter.sourceforge.net/security/bogofilter-SA-2004-01

http://www.nessus.org/u?7179bd7f

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

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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