Upstream information

CVE-2005-4592 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in bogofilter and bogolexer 0.96.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via words that are longer than the input buffer used by flex.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 142490 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • bogofilter >= 0.95.2-2.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • bogofilter >= 0.94.12-2.3