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Slackware Upgraded pine packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0 and- -current.

[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
  (* Security fix *)


Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:


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


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


Slackware Linux Security Team

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