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RHSA-2005-015: pine Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the pine packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

An updated Pine package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
to fix a denial of service attack.

Pine is an email user agent.

The c-client IMAP client library, as used in Pine 4.44 contains an integer
overflow and integer signedness flaw. A possible hacker could create a malicious
IMAP server in such a way that it would cause Pine to crash. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the name
CVE-2003-0297 to this issue.

Users of Pine are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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