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MDKSA-2002:084: pine Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the pine package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:084 (pine).
A vulnerability was discovered in pine while parsing and escaping characters of
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.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:084
Threat Level: High
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