security issues in pine

2003-09-10T23:04:50
ID SSA-2003-253-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2003-09-10T23:04:50

Description

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