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EnGarde Secure Linux Advisory: pine

Sep 11, 2003, 21:58 (0 Talkback[s])

Guardian Digital Security Advisory September 11, 2003
http://www.guardiandigital.com ESA-20030911-022
Package: pine
Summary: Multiple remote vulnerabilities.

EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.


The pine e-mail client shipped with EnGarde Secure Linux contains buffer overflows which may be exploited by a remote attacker by sending the victim a specially crafted email. This vulnerability may allow the remote attacker to execute arbitrary code under the victims user ID.

Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
EnGarde Secure Community 2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5

It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.


Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian Digital WebTool.

To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:


Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

MD5 Sum: 194e71f6eda0c88e1376bf307c534b8e

MD5 Sum: a3824cfc713c687f0de9f3e4f00b4361

MD5 Sum: dfdd1ac95d87d7aed0ec555823bad56e


Guardian Digital's public key:

Pine's Official Web Site:

Guardian Digital Advisories:

Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com

Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.