Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : evolution vulnerability (USN-442-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ulf Harnhammar of Secunia Research discovered that Evolution did not
correctly handle format strings when displaying shared memos. If a
remote attacker tricked a user into viewing a specially crafted shared
memo, they could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28039 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1002