FreeBSD : evolution -- remote format string vulnerabilities (e5afdf63-1746-11da-978e-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A SITIC Vulnerability Advisory reports :

Evolution suffers from several format string bugs when handling data
from remote sources. These bugs lead to crashes or the execution of
arbitrary assembly language code.

- The first format string bug occurs when viewing the full vCard data
attached to an e-mail message.

- The second format string bug occurs when displaying contact data
from remote LDAP servers.

- The third format string bug occurs when displaying task list data
from remote servers.

- The fourth, and least serious, format string bug occurs when the
user goes to the Calendars tab to save task list data that is
vulnerable to problem 3 above. Other calendar entries that do not come
from task lists are also affected.

See also :

http://www.sitic.se/eng/advisories_and_recommendations/sa05-001.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?bc7e42f2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

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: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21526 (freebsd_pkg_e5afdf63174611da978e0001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14532

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

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