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USN240-1 : bogofilter vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
A buffer overflow was found in bogofilter's character set conversion
handling. Certain invalid UTF-8 character sequences caused an invalid
memory access. By sending a specially crafted email, a remote attacker
could exploit this to crash bogofilter or possibly even execute
arbitrary code with bogofilter's rights.
Upgrade to :
- bogofilter-0.95.2-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- bogofilter-bdb-0.95.2-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- bogofilter-common-0.95.2-1ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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