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Ubuntu update for bogofilter


Secunia ID

SA51625

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-5468

Release Date

18 Dec 2012

Criticality

Moderately Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Where

From remote

Impact
DoS (Denial of Service)

This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.

Description

Ubuntu has issued an update for bogofilter. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA51334

Solution

Apply updated packages.

-- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS --
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bogofilter/1.2.1-0ubuntu1.2

Original Advisory

USN-1667-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1667-1/