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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
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