Debian DSA-1813-1 : evolution-data-server - Several vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 39334


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities have been found in evolution-data-server, the database backend server for the evolution groupware suite. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2009-0587 It was discovered that evolution-data-server is prone to integer overflows triggered by large base64 strings.

- CVE-2009-0547 Joachim Breitner discovered that S/MIME signatures are not verified properly, which can lead to spoofing attacks.

- CVE-2009-0582 It was discovered that NTLM authentication challenge packets are not validated properly when using the NTLM authentication method, which could lead to an information disclosure or a denial of service.


Upgrade the evolution-data-server packages.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.3-5etch2.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 2.22.3-1.1+lenny1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39334

File Name: debian_DSA-1813.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/06/09

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:evolution-data-server, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0547, CVE-2009-0582, CVE-2009-0587

BID: 33720, 34100, 34109

DSA: 1813

CWE: 20, 189, 310