Amazon Linux 2 : evolution-data-server (ALAS-2020-1475)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139862


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1475 advisory.

- It was discovered evolution-ews before 3.31.3 does not check the validity of SSL certificates. An attacker could abuse this flaw to get confidential information by tricking the user into connecting to a fake server without the user noticing the difference. (CVE-2019-3890)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Run 'yum update evolution-data-server' to update your system.
Run 'yum update evolution-ews' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139862

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1475.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/26/2020

Updated: 8/26/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3890


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-langpacks, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-perl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-data-server-tests, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-ews, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-ews-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evolution-ews-langpacks, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list, Host/AmazonLinux/release

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3890

ALAS: 2020-1475