SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : bogofilter (SAT Patch Numbers 2665 / 2666)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50891


The remote SuSE 11 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)


Apply SAT patch number 2665 / 2666 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50891

File Name: suse_11_bogofilter-100708.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:bogofilter, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2494