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Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: pine update

May 16, 2001, 23:24 (0 Talkback[s])
From:     Linux Mandrake Security Team <security@linux-mandrake.com>
Subject:  MDKSA-2001:047-1 - pine update
Date:     15 May 2001 21:03:18 -0600

                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory

Package name:           pine
Date:                   May 15th, 2001
Original Advisory Date: May 7th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:047-1

Affected versions:      7.1, 7.2, 8.0, Corporate Server 1.0.1

Problem Description:

Versions of the Pine email client prior to 4.33 have various temporary
file creation problems, as does the pico editor.  These issues allow
any user with local system access to cause any files owned by any
other user, including root, to potentially be overwritten if the
conditions were right.


The packages for 7.1 and Corporate Server did not properly update the
menu entries.  These updated packages update the menu entries.

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 7.1:
df6f49eee35978a4c9322a6a65e0b726  7.1/RPMS/pine-4.33-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
9f2a9656d5e7c519f5dfdc3dad36d0ef  7.1/SRPMS/pine-4.33-1.3mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
ef84533d82a85006e9dbfc02f440de0c  7.2/RPMS/pine-4.33-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
bcfef9f61fcd897394701983cc590f96  7.2/SRPMS/pine-4.33-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 8.0:
d40ef2433d1779a1a1d3571542002db9  8.0/RPMS/pine-4.33-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
bcfef9f61fcd897394701983cc590f96  8.0/SRPMS/pine-4.33-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Corporate Server 1.0.1:
df6f49eee35978a4c9322a6a65e0b726  1.0.1/RPMS/pine-4.33-1.3mdk.i586.rpm
9f2a9656d5e7c519f5dfdc3dad36d0ef  1.0.1/SRPMS/pine-4.33-1.3mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):


To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
listed at:


Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

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