GLSA-200501-35 : Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper

High Nessus Plugin ID 16426


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-35 (Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper)

Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the camel-lock-helper application, which is installed as setgid mail by default.
Impact :

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute malicious code with the privileges of the 'mail' group. A remote attacker could also setup a malicious POP server to execute arbitrary code when an Evolution user connects to it.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Evolution users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/evolution-2.0.2-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16426

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200501-35.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/14

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:evolution, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0102

OSVDB: 13160

GLSA: 200501-35