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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61066
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0517
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0517.

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.
(CVE-2008-1108)

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.

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-2008-0517.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1108
BugTraq ID: 29527
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29527
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00157.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00178.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00179.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-06.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:111
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-22/advisory/
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10471
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0514.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0515.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0516.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0517.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020169
http://secunia.com/advisories/30298
http://secunia.com/advisories/30527
http://secunia.com/advisories/30536
http://secunia.com/advisories/30564
http://secunia.com/advisories/30571
http://secunia.com/advisories/30702
http://secunia.com/advisories/30716
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:028 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00003.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-615-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1732/references
XForce ISS Database: evolution-icalendar-bo(42824)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42824
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