GLSA-200707-03 : Evolution: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200707-03
(Evolution: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code)

The imap_rescan() function of the file camel-imap-folder.c does not
properly sanitize the 'SEQUENCE' response sent by an IMAP server before
being used to index arrays.

Impact :

A malicious or compromised IMAP server could trigger the vulnerability
and execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Evolution users should upgrade evolution-data-server to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose 'gnome-extra/evolution-data-server'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25661 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3257

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