Scientific Linux Security Update : evolution on SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

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)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected evolution and / or evolution-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60182 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558