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openSUSE Security Update: update for bogofilter



Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:0166-1

Rating: important

References: #792939

Cross-References: CVE-2010-2494

Affected Products:

openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.28



An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.




- Update to version 1.2.3.

* Update configure.ac to avoid autoconf 2.68 warnings, by

(a) quoting the first AC_RUN_IFELSE argument, an

AC_LANG_PROGRAM(), with [ ], and (B) providing an

explicit "true" assumption for Berkeley DB capabilities

to avoid cross-compilation warnings.

* Security bugfix; (bnc#792939), Fix a heap corruption in

base64 decoder on invalid input.



* Added bogofilter-faq-bg.html, a Bulgarian translation

of the FAQ.

* Mark "Berkeley DB 5.1.19: (August 27, 2010)" supported.

- Update to version 1.2.2.

* Use a better PRNG for random sleeps. That is

arc4random() where available, and drand48() elsewhere.

* Assorted fixes for issues found with clang analyzer:

+ Fix a potential NULL deference

+ Fix a potential division by zero

+ Remove dead assignments and increments

* Update Doxyfile and source contrib/bogogrep.c for docs,


* Security bugfix, CVE-2010-2494: Fix a heap corruption

in base64 decoder on invalid input. Analysis and patch

by Julius Plenz <plenz ( -at -) cis.fu-berlin.de>. Please

see doc/bogofilter-SA-2010-01 for details.

* Updated sendmail milter contrib/bogofilter-milter.pl to


* Bump supported/minimum SQLite3 versions and warning

threshold. See doc/README.sqlite for details.

* Mark BerkeleyDB 4.8.26 and 5.0.21 supported.

* Make t.maint more robust; ignore .ENCODING token. To

fix test failures on, for instance, FreeBSD with

unicode enabled.

* Fix several compiler warnings "array subscript has type

'char'", by casting the arguments to unsigned char.

* Split error messages for ENOENT and EINVAL into new


* Avoid divison by zero in robx computation by checking

if there are at least one ham message and one spam

message registered.

* contrib/spamitarium.pl updated to version 0.4.0

* Updated and integrated Ted Phelps's "Patch to prevent

.ENCODING from being discarded by bogoutil -m"

(SourceForge Patch #1743984).

- remove call to suse_update_config (very old work around)

- Remove redundant tags/sections from specfile

- Use %_smp_mflags for parallel build



Patch Instructions:


To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:


- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.28:


zypper in -t patch 2012-21


To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".



Package List:


- openSUSE 11.4/standard/i586/patchinfo.28 (i586 x86_64):













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