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[DSA1061] DSA-1061-1 popfile Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It has been discovered that popfile, a bayesian mail classifier, can
be forced into a crash through malformed character sets within email
messages, which allows denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain popfile packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your popfile package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1061
Threat Level: High
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