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Secunia Security Advisory 18975

Secunia Security Advisory 18975
Posted Feb 23, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

tags | advisory, denial of service
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Secunia Security Advisory 18975

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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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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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