Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : evolution-data-server vulnerability (USN-475-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28076
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionPhilip Van Hoof discovered that the IMAP client in Evolution did not correctly verify the SEQUENCE value. A malicious or spoofed server could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.