Security Advisory Updated Evolution packages fix multiple vulnerabilities

Advisory: RHSA-2003:108-19
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2003-03-21
Last updated on: 2003-08-12
Affected Products: Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9
CVEs ( CVE-2003-0128


Updated Evolution packages are available which fix several vulnerabilities.

[Updated 22 March 2003]
New packages are included for Red Hat Linux 7.3 as the previous erratum
packages lost support for SSL.

[Updated 31 March 2003]
New packages included for Red Hat Linux 9.

Evolution is a GNOME-based collection of personal information management
(PIM) tools.

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Ximian Evolution email
client. These vulnerabilities make it possible for a carefully crafted
email to crash the program, cause general system instability through
resource starvation, and get around security measures implemented within
the program.

Users of Evolution are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages. For
Red Hat Linux 7.3, these packages update Evolution to version 1.0.8 with
patches to correct these vulnerabilities. For Red Hat Linux 8.0, these
packages contain backported security fixes which correct these vulnerabilities.


Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:


This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Linux 7.3

Missing file
    MD5: b3d00f118d7aeeec74023febe0b0a005
Missing file
    MD5: f75a49e6abc33384a01063e02c2d8e06
Missing file
    MD5: 597772d275104bfd45fb07dfcc712ac1
Missing file
    MD5: 4f9d7f8d3152fc6ea156b80eca797fcf
Missing file
    MD5: 1b9632d830bc122fd43cd40709421b70
Missing file
    MD5: 44df2b014c35a0c933b53b15b75b0f6e
Red Hat Linux 8.0

Missing file
    MD5: cfbbaebed87c8a3fa815d38251446f36
Missing file
    MD5: 03a818c9dbe5af9ff2c1403b44099a68
Red Hat Linux 9

Missing file
    MD5: 41ad5fb324d2c156564ca8877de2e5ee
Missing file
    MD5: bd29c1f05f08510072856f0b9fcbf858

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

86399 - Evolution cannot contact my imap folder



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