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Slackware SSA:2003-253-01: pine multiple vulnerabilities

by Nikola Strahija on September 10th, 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.


[slackware-security] security issues in pine (SSA:2003-253-01)

Upgraded pine packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0 and
- -current. These fix two security problems found by iDEFENSE Labs
which could lead to arbitrary code execution when a specially
crafted email is processed by Pine.

This problem is fixed in Pine 4.58. Sites which use the Pine
mail reader should upgrade.


Here are the details from the Slackware 9.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
Wed Sep 10 20:47:53 PDT 2003
patches/packages/pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz: Upgraded to pine4.58.
This fixes two vulnerabilities in earlier PINE versions found
by iDEFENSE Labs
(see http://www.idefense.com/advisory/09.10.03.txt).
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


WHERE TO FIND THE NEW PACKAGES:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/pine-4.58-i486-1.tgz


MD5 SIGNATURES:
+-------------+

Slackware 8.1 package:
1d47105029acd69e42c9ed0740c44a6a pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
eed870ae357057b8077035f50c5139d2 pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
3a81b024bea2c36386cde8a9e1c241f7 pine-4.58-i486-1.tgz


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:
+------------------------+

Upgrade using upgradepkg (as root):
# upgradepkg pine-4.58-i386-1.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
[email protected]


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