FreeBSD : pine remote denial-of-service attack (5abfee2d-5d82-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37439


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


An attacker may send a specially-formatted email message that will cause pine to crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37439

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5abfee2d5d8211d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:iw-pine, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pine, 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: 2002/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1320