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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:024: evolution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the evolution package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:024 (evolution).



Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the camel-lock-helper
application. This application is installed setgid mail by default. A local
attacker could exploit this to execute malicious code with the rights of
the 'mail' group
likewise a remote attacker could setup a malicious POP server
to execute arbitrary code when an Evolution user connects to it.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:024
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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