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[DSA1061] DSA-1061-1 popfile

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1061-1 popfile

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It has been discovered that popfile, a bayesian mail classifier, can
be forced into a crash through malformed character sets within email
messages, which permits denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain popfile packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.22.2-2sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.22.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your popfile package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1061
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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