Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : evolution (MDVSA-2008:063)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ulf Harnhammar of Secunia Research discovered a format string flaw in
how Evolution displayed encrypted mail content. If a user were to open
a carefully crafted email message, arbitrary code could be executed
with the permissions of the user running Evolution.

The updated packages have been patched to correct 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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36634 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-063.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28102

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0072

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