Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bogofilter (MDVSA-2013:064)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66078


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated bogofilter package fixes security vulnerability :

In bogofilter before 1.2.3, bogofilter's/bogolexer's base64 could overwrite heap memory in the character set conversion in certain pathological cases of invalid base64 code that decodes to incomplete multibyte characters (CVE-2012-5468).


Update the affected bogofilter package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66078

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-064.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bogofilter, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5468

BID: 56804

MDVSA: 2013:064

MGASA: 2012-0363