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[GLSA-200501-35] Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-35
(Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper)


Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the
camel-lock-helper application, which is installed as setgid mail by
default.

Impact

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
malicious code with the rights of the 'mail' group. A remote
attacker could also setup a malicious POP server to execute arbitrary
code when an Evolution user connects to it.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0102


Solution:
All Evolution users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/evolution-2.0.2-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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