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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.60717
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0177
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0177.

Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management (PIM)
tools.

A format string flaw was found in the way Evolution displayed encrypted
mail content. If a user opened a carefully crafted mail message, arbitrary
code could be executed as the user running Evolution. (CVE-2008-0072)

All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.

Red Hat would like to thank Ulf Härnhammar of Secunia Research for finding
and reporting this issue.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0177.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0072
BugTraq ID: 28102
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28102
Bugtraq: 20080528 rPSA-2008-0105-1 evolution (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492684/100/0/threaded
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#512491
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/512491
Debian Security Information: DSA-1512 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1512
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00190.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00195.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-12.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:063
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-8/advisory/
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10701
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0177.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0178.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019540
http://secunia.com/advisories/29057
http://secunia.com/advisories/29163
http://secunia.com/advisories/29210
http://secunia.com/advisories/29244
http://secunia.com/advisories/29258
http://secunia.com/advisories/29264
http://secunia.com/advisories/29317
http://secunia.com/advisories/30437
http://secunia.com/advisories/30491
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:014 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00003.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-583-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0768/references
XForce ISS Database: evolution-emfmultipart-format-string(41011)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41011
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