Scientific Linux Security Update : evolution on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60417


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the way Evolution parsed iCalendar timezone attachment data. If mail which included a carefully crafted iCalendar attachment was opened, arbitrary code could be executed as the user running Evolution. (CVE-2008-1108)


Update the affected evolution and / or evolution-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60417

File Name: sl_20080604_evolution_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1108

CWE: 119