RHEL 5 : evolution-data-server (RHSA-2007:0510)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25607
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated evolution-data-server package that fixes a security bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
The evolution-data-server package provides a unified backend for programs that work with contacts, tasks, and calendar information.
A flaw was found in the way evolution-data-server processes certain IMAP server messages. If a user can be tricked into connecting to a malicious IMAP server it may be possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running the evolution-data-server process. (CVE-2007-3257)
All users of evolution-data-server should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected evolution-data-server and / or evolution-data-server-devel packages.