Pine 4.x - 'From:' Heap Corruption

EDB-ID:

21985

Author:

lsjoberg

Type:

dos

Platform:

Linux

Published:

2002-11-07

source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6120/info

A heap corruption may occur when Pine receives an email message containing a particularly crafted "From:" address. Though the address is RFC compliant, Pine reportedly fails to parse it correctly, resulting in a core dump. Execution of arbitrary code may be possible. 

"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\""@host.fubar