A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 0.95.2-1ubuntu1.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
A buffer overflow was found in bogofilter's character set conversion handling. Certain invalid UTF-8 character sequences caused an invalid memory access. By sending a specially crafted email, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash bogofilter or possibly even execute arbitrary code with bogofilter's privileges.