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[OpenPKG-SA-2006.005] OpenPKG Security Advisory (tin) Feb 19 2006 12:11PM
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OpenPKG Security Advisory The OpenPKG Project
http://www.openpkg.org/security.html http://www.openpkg.org
openpkg-security (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed] openpkg (at) openpkg (dot) org [email concealed]
OpenPKG-SA-2006.005 19-Feb-2006
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Package: tin
Vulnerability: buffer overflow
OpenPKG Specific: no

Affected Releases: Affected Packages: Corrected Packages:
OpenPKG CURRENT <= tin-1.8.0-20060113 >= tin-1.8.1-20060216
OpenPKG 2.5 <= tin-1.6.2-2.5.0 >= tin-1.6.2-2.5.1
OpenPKG 2.4 <= tin-1.6.2-2.4.1 >= tin-1.6.2-2.4.2
OpenPKG 2.3 <= tin-1.6.2-2.3.1 >= tin-1.6.2-2.3.2

Description:
An allocation off-by-one bug exists in the TIN [1] news reader version
1.8.0 and earlier which can lead to a buffer overflow.
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References:
[1] http://www.tin.org/
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