FreeBSD : pine remotely exploitable vulnerabilities (39bd57e6-5d83-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37712


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


Pine versions prior to 4.58 are affected by two vulnerabilities discovered by iDEFENSE, a buffer overflow in mailview.c and an integer overflow in strings.c. Both vulnerabilities can result in arbitrary code execution when processing a malicious message.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37712

File Name: freebsd_pkg_39bd57e65d8311d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2003/09/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0720, CVE-2003-0721