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Package name pine
Date December 2nd, 2002
Advisory ID MDKSA-2002:084
Affected versions 7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2
Synopsis Updated pine packages fix buffer overflow vulnerability

Problem 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.

Updated Packages

Mandrakelinux 7.2

 58db2ae1042c63701e44134f9aa8e41a  7.2/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  7.2/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.0

 b874357b18fc5864cacfddfea7ab405c  8.0/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  8.0/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.0/PPC

 5031842b887660f019a4e5177c2c8729  ppc/8.0/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.1

 9e956459b74a9627f97ac7b2687593c6  8.1/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  8.1/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.1/IA64

 96e600f16b3353d98109280de25184a5  ia64/8.1/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.ia64.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.2

 f68005028e4af4b984140f5e081823cd  8.2/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  8.2/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 8.2/PPC

 99aadb317f53a095538119b36633024f  ppc/8.2/RPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
2c15138d1c5dc0708627232c650ba41a  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.1mdk.src.rpm




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