SuSE 11.2 Security Update : bogofilter (SAT Patch Number 7135)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64116


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


A heap corruption in bogofilter's base64 decoding function, caused by incomplete multibyte characters, could have resulted in a Denial of Service (App. crash) or potentially allowed the execution of arbitrary code. This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 7135.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64116

File Name: suse_11_bogofilter-121205.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: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: 2012/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5468