Security update for bogofilter

SUSE Security Update: Security update for bogofilter
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1652-1
Rating: important
References: #792939
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    A heap corruption in bogofilter's base64 decoding function,
    caused by incomplete multibyte characters, could have
    resulted in a Denial of Service (App. crash) or
    potentially allowed the execution of arbitrary code. This
    has been fixed.

    Security Issue reference:

    * CVE-2012-5468

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp2-bogofilter-7135

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64):
    • bogofilter-1.1.1-174.27.1