USN-1667-1: bogofilter vulnerability
17 December 2012
bogofilter could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially crafted email.
- bogofilter - a fast Bayesian spam filter
Julius Plenz discovered that bogofilter incorrectly handled certain
invalid base64 code. By sending a specially crafted email, a remote
attacker could exploit this and cause bogofilter to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.