Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 : evolution-data-server vulnerability (USN-733-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Base64 encoding functions in
evolution-data-server did not properly handle large strings. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, or tricked
into connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36746 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34100

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0587