FreeBSD : pine remotely exploitable buffer overflow in newmail.c (5789a92e-5d7f-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36654


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Kris Kennaway reports a remotely exploitable buffer overflow in newmail.c. Mike Silbersack submitted the fix.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36654

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5789a92e5d7f11d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:iw-pine, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pine, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pine4-ssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-pine, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/09/29