Scientific Linux Security Update : evolution on SL5.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-data-server processes certain
IMAP server messages. If a user can be tricked into connecting to a
malicious IMAP server it may be possible to execute arbitrary code as
the user running the evolution-data-server process. (CVE-2007-3257)

Evolution crushed in first-time wizard stage for timezones:
Europe/Moscow, Europe/Volgograd, Asia/Irkutsk, Asia/Makassar,
Asia/Ujung_Pandang, Asia/Ulaanbaatar, Asia/Ulan_Bator. This bug is a
consequence of removing TZNAME tag from timezone ICS VCARDs.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60214 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3257