This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-35
(Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper)
Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the
camel-lock-helper application, which is installed as setgid mail by
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
malicious code with the privileges of the 'mail' group. A remote
attacker could also setup a malicious POP server to execute arbitrary
code when an Evolution user connects to it.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Evolution users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/evolution-2.0.2-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16426 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-35.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0102