FreeBSD : bogofilter -- heap corruption by invalid base64 input (f524d8e0-3d83-11e2-807a-080027ef73ec)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63144


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


David Relson reports :

Fix a heap corruption in base64 decoder on invalid input. Analysis and patch by Julius Plenz, [FU Berlin, Germany].


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63144

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f524d8e03d8311e2807a080027ef73ec.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/12/04

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bogofilter-tc, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5468