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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
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 :
Update the affected pine package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16148 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0297
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