Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2585-1 bogofilter -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 11 Dec 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 695139.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-5468.
- More information:
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in bogofilter, a software package for classifying mail messages as spam or non-spam. Crafted mail messages with invalid base64 data could lead to heap corruption and, potentially, arbitrary code execution.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2-2+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.2+dfsg1-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your bogofilter packages.