Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : pine (MDKSA-2002:084)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in pine while parsing and escaping
characters of email addresses; not enough memory is allocated for
storing the escaped mailbox part of the address. The resulting buffer
overflow on the heap makes pine crash. This new version of pine, 4.50,
has the vulnerability fixed. It also offers many other bug fixes and
new features.

Solution :

Update the affected pine package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13982 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-084.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1320

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