[SA18975] POPFile Email Message Handling Denial of Service

2006-02-24T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:11573
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-02-24T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: POPFile Email Message Handling Denial of Service

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA18975

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/18975/

CRITICAL: Less critical

IMPACT: DoS

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: POPFile 0.x http://secunia.com/product/8275/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in POPFile, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of email messages containing certain character sets. This can be exploited to crash the service when a malicious email message is downloaded.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 0.22.3. Prior versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Update to version 0.22.4. http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=63137

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://popfile.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ReleaseNotes/0.22.4


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