|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:267|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management (PIM)
A format string bug was found in Evolution. If a user tries to save a
carefully crafted meeting or appointment, arbitrary code may be executed as
the user running Evolution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2550 to this issue.
Additionally, several other format string bugs were found in Evolution. If
a user views a malicious vCard, connects to a malicious LDAP server, or
displays a task list from a malicious remote server, arbitrary code may be
executed as the user running Evolution. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-2549 to this issue. Please
note that this issue only affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2549|
BugTraq ID: 14532
Bugtraq: 20050810 Evolution multiple remote format string bugs (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1016 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2005:054 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2550
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