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Bug 724510 - net-nntp/tin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: net-nntp/tin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
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Whiteboard: B3 [ebuild]
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Reported: 2020-05-21 21:08 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2020-05-21 21:09 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-05-21 21:08:48 UTC
From change log (ftp://ftp.tin.org/pub/news/clients/tin/stable/CHANGES) for 2.4.3:
       BUG. possible buffer overflow when prompting for a wildcard search
            pattern in get_search_pattern()
       BUG. possible buffer overflows with long translations
       BUG. pointer arithmetic with possible NULL pointer
Comment 1 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-05-21 21:09:32 UTC
This needs  a bump to 2.4.4 ideally (latest version).

Noticed when prodding at bug 724504.