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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0177

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

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

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.

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

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0072
BugTraq ID: 28102
Bugtraq: 20080528 rPSA-2008-0105-1 evolution (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#512491
Debian Security Information: DSA-1512 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:014 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: evolution-emfmultipart-format-string(41011)
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