GLSA-200501-35 : Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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
default.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-35.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16426 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-35.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0102