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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
A vulnerability in Pine version 4.44 and earlier releases can cause
Pine to crash when sent a carefully crafted email.
[Updated 06 Feb 2003] Added fixed packages for Advanced Workstation
Pine, developed at the University of Washington, is a tool for
reading, sending, and managing electronic messages (including mail and
A security problem was found in versions of Pine 4.44 and earlier. In
these verions, Pine does not allocate enough memory for the parsing
and escaping of the 'From' header, allowing a carefully crafted email
to cause a buffer overflow on the heap. This will result in Pine
All users of Pine on Red Hat Linux Advanced Server are advised to
update to these errata packages containing a patch to version 4.44 of
Pine that fixes this vulnerability.
See also :
Update the affected pine package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 12338 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2002-1320
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