Red Hat Security Advisory: Updated pine packages availableApr 13, 2001, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Subject: [RHSA-2001:042-02] Updated pine packages available From: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 18:31 -0400 (rcv'd at LT 4/12)
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Synopsis: Updated pine packages available Advisory ID: RHSA-2001:042-02 Issue date: 2001-03-31 Updated on: 2001-04-09 Product: Red Hat Linux Keywords: pine pico temporary file tmpfile symlink vulnerability race
Updated pine packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7.0, 6.2, and 5.2. These new updated packages fix temporary file creation issues in the pine mail client and the pico text editor that comes with pine.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Linux 5.2 - alpha, i386, sparc
Red Hat Linux 6.2 - alpha, i386, sparc
Red Hat Linux 7.0 - alpha, i386
3. Problem description:
Previous versions of the pine email client, and the pico editor have had various temporary file creation issues that allow any user with local system access, to cause files owned by anyone including root to potentially be overwritten if the right set of conditions are met.
To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:
rpm -Fvh [filenames]
where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directly only contains the desired RPMs.
Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate RPMs being upgraded on your system.
5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):
20865 - Pine 4.30 crashes on certain folders 21158 - spell check
ceases to function with pine-4.30-1.62 21271 - gpg encryption
doesn't work with more than one recipients 21282 - Pine 4.30 File
6. RPMs required:
Red Hat Linux 5.2:
Red Hat Linux 6.2:
Red Hat Linux 7.0:
MD5 sum Package Name
a43bf41fc31125aef0e9381b5c96d369 5.2/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.33-5.5x.src.rpm 48e31aadaf4922e6fdb75fc98d627539 5.2/en/os/alpha/pine-4.33-5.5x.alpha.rpm e1bd691d2c97442aad4dd1e33f88456a 5.2/en/os/i386/pine-4.33-5.5x.i386.rpm c2a1b343ab45b8ff048a42fc3025a7cd 5.2/en/os/sparc/pine-4.33-5.5x.sparc.rpm ef2aa8e5f064ccd1ba469e7ed563d1c6 6.2/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.33-6.6x.src.rpm 3903e37155fe557b3e1f615f1b6f437c 6.2/en/os/alpha/pine-4.33-6.6x.alpha.rpm 56c85a7f1044e43030f5ee8bd0108515 6.2/en/os/i386/pine-4.33-6.6x.i386.rpm 8bcc1bf069db5ab4a2b8531ab3a5ac11 6.2/en/os/sparc/pine-4.33-6.6x.sparc.rpm 9aa9644934b290f1e55d6a2a96e3f12d 7.0/en/os/SRPMS/pine-4.33-7.src.rpm b64337030032f68609db57faa1bb2ee5 7.0/en/os/alpha/pine-4.33-7.alpha.rpm ef8d1e7d5a28b74a7a088ef67ed98dff 7.0/en/os/i386/pine-4.33-7.i386.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:
You can verify each package with the following command:
rpm --checksig <filename>
If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>
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