CVE-2012-5468

NameCVE-2012-5468
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in iconvert.c in the bogolexer component in Bogofilter before 1.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an email containing a base64 string that is decoded to incomplete multibyte characters.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2585-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs695139

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bogofilter (PTS)wheezy1.2.2+dfsg1-2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.2.4+dfsg1-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.2.4+dfsg1-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bogofiltersource(unstable)1.2.2+dfsg1-2high695139
bogofiltersourcesqueeze1.2.2-2+squeeze1highDSA-2585-1

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