Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : evolution (MDKSA-2005:141)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in Evolution 1.5 through
2.3.6.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) full vCard data, (2)
contact data from remote LDAP servers, or (3) task list data from
remote servers. (CVE-2005-2549)

A format string vulnerability in Evolution 1.4 through 2.3.6.1 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly
execute arbitrary code via the calendar entries such as task lists,
which are not properly handled when the user selects the Calendars
tab. (CVE-2005-2550)

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19898 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-141.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14532

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2549
CVE-2005-2550

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