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Home » Hacking News » EnGarde ESA-20030911-022: pine multiple vulnerabilities

EnGarde ESA-20030911-022: pine multiple vulnerabilities

by Nikola Strahija on September 11th, 2003 Several vulnerabilities have been found by iDEFENSE Labs which could lead to arbitrary code execution when a specially crafted email is processed by Pine.


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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory September 11, 2003 |
| http://www.guardiandigital.com ESA-20030911-022 |
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| Package: pine |
| Summary: Multiple remote vulnerabilities. |
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EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.

OVERVIEW
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The pine e-mail client shipped with EnGarde Secure Linux contains buffer
overflows which may be exploited by a remote attacker by sending the
victim a specially crafted email. This vulnerability may allow the
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code under the victims user ID.

Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
EnGarde Secure Community 2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5

It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
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Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
Digital WebTool.

To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/

Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

SRPMS/pine-4.50-1.0.10.src.rpm
MD5 Sum: 194e71f6eda0c88e1376bf307c534b8e

i386/pine-4.50-1.0.10.i386.rpm
MD5 Sum: a3824cfc713c687f0de9f3e4f00b4361

i686/pine-4.50-1.0.10.i686.rpm
MD5 Sum: dfdd1ac95d87d7aed0ec555823bad56e

REFERENCES
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Guardian Digital's public key:
http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY

Pine's Official Web Site:
http://www.washington.edu/pine/

Guardian Digital Advisories:
http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/

Security Contact: [email protected]

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Author: Ryan W. Maple
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

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