This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 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-200806-06
(Evolution: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Alin Rad Pop (Secunia Research) reported two vulnerabilities in
A boundary error exists when parsing overly long timezone strings
contained within iCalendar attachments and when the ITip formatter is
A boundary error exists when replying to an iCalendar request with an
overly long 'DESCRIPTION' property while in calendar view
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
iCalendar attachment, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running Evolution.
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-2.12.3-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33203 (gentoo_GLSA-200806-06.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1108CVE-2008-1109
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.