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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2008:0177 :
Updated evolution packages that fix a format string bug are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management
A format string flaw was found in the way Evolution displayed
encrypted mail content. If a user opened a carefully crafted mail
message, arbitrary code could be executed as the user running
All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.
Red Hat would like to thank Ulf HÃ¤rnhammar of Secunia Research for
finding and reporting this issue.
See also :
Update the affected evolution packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67667 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0072