Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : evolution (MDKSA-2007:107)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A weakness in the way Evolution processed certain APOP authentication
requests was discovered. A remote attacker could potentially obtain
certain portions of a user's authentication credentials by sending
certain responses when evolution-data-server attempted to authenticate
against an APOP server.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25266 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-107.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558

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