This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated evolution packages that fix a security bug are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management
A flaw was found in the way Evolution processed certain APOP
authentication requests. A remote attacker could potentially acquire
certain portions of a user's authentication credentials by sending
certain responses when evolution-data-server attempted to authenticate
against an APOP server. (CVE-2007-1558)
All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.
See also :
Update the affected evolution and / or evolution-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25268 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558