[USN-1667-1] bogofilter vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Dec 17 16:17:00 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1667-1
December 17, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
bogofilter could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a
specially crafted email.
- bogofilter: a fast Bayesian spam filter
Julius Plenz discovered that bogofilter incorrectly handled certain
invalid base64 code. By sending a specially crafted email, a remote
attacker could exploit this and cause bogofilter to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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