Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : evolution (MDKSA-2007:070)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A format string error in the 'write_html()' function in calendar/gui/
e-cal-component-memo-preview.c when displaying a memo's categories can
potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code via a specially
crafted shared memo containing format specifiers.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24939 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-070.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1002

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