DescriptionHeap-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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bogofilter (PTS)buster1.2.4+dfsg1-13fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.2.5-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bogofiltersourcesarge(not affected)


[sarge] - bogofilter <not-affected> (Only some 0.96 CVS versions were affected)

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