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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2494

Multiple buffer underflows in the base64 decoder in base64.c in (1) bogofilter and (2) bogolexer in bogofilter before 1.2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) via an e-mail message with invalid base64 data that begins with an = (equals) character.
Publish Date : 2010-07-08 Last Update Date : 2013-02-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 ServiceOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2494 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2494

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Bogofilter Bogofilter 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Bogofilter Bogofilter 14

- References For CVE-2010-2494
MLIST [oss-security] 20100706 Re: Request CVE ID for bogofilter base64 decoder CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:014
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-13154
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-13139
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1648
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1650
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0166
MLIST [oss-security] 20100705 Request CVE ID for bogofilter base64 decoder
MLIST [oss-security] 20100705 Re: Request CVE ID for bogofilter base64 decoder
BID 41339 bogofilter Base64 Encoding '=' Character Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-23 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-2233
MLIST [oss-security] 20100706 REPOST: CVE request for bogofilter

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2494

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