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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201203-01 ] spamdyke: Arbitrary code execution Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: spamdyke: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201203-01)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 06, 2012
Bug(s): #399157
ID: 201203-01

Synopsis

A buffer overflow in spamdyke might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.


Background

spamdyke is a drop-in connection-time spam filter for qmail.

Affected Packages

Package: mail-filter/spamdyke
Vulnerable: < 4.3.0
Unaffected: >= 4.3.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Boundary errors related to the "snprintf()" and "vsnprintf()" functions
in spamdyke could cause a buffer overflow.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All spamdyke users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/spamdyke-4.3.0"
   


References

CVE-2012-0802


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