openSUSE Security Update : bogofilter (openSUSE-SU-2010:0439-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47853


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of bogofilter/bogolexer fixes a heap based buffer underflow vulnerability which could be exploited to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2010-2494).


Update the affected bogofilter package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47853

File Name: suse_11_2_bogofilter-100708.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/27

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:bogofilter, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2494