Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : evolution (MDKSA-2005:024)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the camel-lock-helper
application. This application is installed setgid mail by default. A
local attacker could exploit this to execute malicious code with the
privileges of the 'mail' group; likewise a remote attacker could setup
a malicious POP server to execute arbitrary code when an Evolution
user connects to it.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16290 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-024.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0102

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