RHEL 2.1 : pine (RHSA-2005:015)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Pine package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2.1 to fix a denial of service attack.

Pine is an email user agent.

The c-client IMAP client library, as used in Pine 4.44 contains an
integer overflow and integer signedness flaw. An attacker could create
a malicious IMAP server in such a way that it would cause Pine to
crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0297 to this issue.

Users of Pine are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2003-0297.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105294024124163
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-015.html

Solution :

Update the affected pine package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16148 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0297