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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0516

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0516.

Evolution is the integrated collection of e-mail, calendaring, contact
management, communications and personal information management (PIM) tools
for the GNOME desktop environment.

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.

Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research for
responsibly disclosing this issue.

All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contains 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

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1108
BugTraq ID: 29527
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:028 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: evolution-icalendar-bo(42824)
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