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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36385


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


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: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2004/10/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1007