SUSE-SU-2012:1652-1: important: Security update for bogofilter

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for bogofilter

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:1652-1
Rating:             important
References:         #792939 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-5468
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):



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