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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4591

Heap-based buffer overflow in bogofilter 0.96.2, 0.95.2, 0.94.14, 0.94.12, and other versions from 0.93.5 to 0.96.2, when using Unicode databases, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via "invalid input sequences" that lead to heap corruption when bogofilter or bogolexer converts character sets.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4591

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Bogofilter Email Filter 0.93.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Bogofilter Email Filter 0.94.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Bogofilter Email Filter 0.94.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Bogofilter Email Filter 0.95.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Bogofilter Email Filter 0.96.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Bogofilter Email Filter 5

- References For CVE-2005-4591
VUPEN ADV-2006-0100
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:003
BID 16171 Bogofilter Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-20 CONFIRM
XF bogofilter-unicode-bo(24118)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4591

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