RedHat: Updated Pine packages fix security vulnerability
Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
RedHat Linux An updated Pine package is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 to fix a denial of service attack.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated Pine packages fix security vulnerability
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:015-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-015.html
Issue date:        2005-01-12
Updated on:        2005-01-12
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2003-0297
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1. Summary:

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

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386

3. Problem description:

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.  An attacker could create a malicious
IMAP server in such a way that it would cause Pine to crash.  The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
 CAN-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.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages.  To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

    up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

97342 - CAN-2003-0279 c-client imap client

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.44-20.src.rpm
10365ce656dc56e679cd17d70c506820  pine-4.44-20.src.rpm

i386:
7e8793f0bf05f544dea50fde67af462d  pine-4.44-20.i386.rpm

ia64:
68b149c040e66b19059dd9480d26ef2c  pine-4.44-20.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.44-20.src.rpm
10365ce656dc56e679cd17d70c506820  pine-4.44-20.src.rpm

ia64:
68b149c040e66b19059dd9480d26ef2c  pine-4.44-20.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.44-20.src.rpm
10365ce656dc56e679cd17d70c506820  pine-4.44-20.src.rpm

i386:
7e8793f0bf05f544dea50fde67af462d  pine-4.44-20.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.44-20.src.rpm
10365ce656dc56e679cd17d70c506820  pine-4.44-20.src.rpm

i386:
7e8793f0bf05f544dea50fde67af462d  pine-4.44-20.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=105294024124163
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0297

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.