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Security Advisory evolution security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:238-18
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2005-05-19
Last updated on: 2005-05-19
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2005-0102

Details

Updated evolution packages that fix various bugs are now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management (PIM)
tools. Evolution includes a mailer, calendar, contact manager, and
communication facility. The tools which make up Evolution are tightly
integrated with one another and act as a seamless personal information
management tool.

A bug was found in Evolution's helper program camel-lock-helper. This
bug could allow a local attacker to gain root privileges if
camel-lock-helper has been built to execute with elevated privileges. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CAN-2005-0102 to this issue. On Red Hat Enterprise Linux,
camel-lock-helper is not built to execute with elevated privileges by
default. Please note however that if users have rebuilt Evolution from the
source RPM, as the root user, camel-lock-helper may be given elevated
privileges.

Additionally, these updated packages address the following issues:

-- If evolution ran during a GNOME session, the evolution-wombat process
did not exit when the user logged out of the desktop.

-- For folders marked for Offline Synchronization: if a user moved a
message from a Local Folder to an IMAP folder while in
Offline mode, the message was not present in either folder after
returning to Online mode.

This update fixes this problem. Email messages that have been lost
this way may still be present in the following path:

~/evolution/<NAME_OF_MAIL_STORE>/ \
<path-to-folder-via-subfolder-directories>/ \
<temporary-uid-of-message>

If this bug has affected you it may be possible to recover data by
examining the contents of this directory.

All users of evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied. Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages. To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
evolution-1.4.5-14.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 00ca55085916b5be09835fc2fdd8f115
 
IA-32:
evolution-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: c16eac86838d8fa7a244a5946f2b48ad
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 381646f69a1f9005d2437eb565bc9fea
 
x86_64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 3cb477f8d7f834e2cdbdfdc97b4acb33
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 7e19acc7c0720c8c08fd1a111fb2b774
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
evolution-1.4.5-14.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 00ca55085916b5be09835fc2fdd8f115
 
IA-32:
evolution-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: c16eac86838d8fa7a244a5946f2b48ad
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 381646f69a1f9005d2437eb565bc9fea
 
IA-64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 5a5988450fa8474d12a2907ba2ffd0d5
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: cb572702db3115e1302751cdfd421cfe
 
PPC:
evolution-1.4.5-14.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 27164ca33b130009bbc1666d386d5063
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 2709252c915bd4d4eec045d27bca1f43
 
s390:
evolution-1.4.5-14.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 804000f88b5019f7947575316272ad3c
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 68ff7ce189ace01df821534d532e2aff
 
s390x:
evolution-1.4.5-14.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: eb3758e2fb713493c51b0175de6cf038
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: a7d5d6a7e1150aed4aaf3970080e0d15
 
x86_64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 3cb477f8d7f834e2cdbdfdc97b4acb33
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 7e19acc7c0720c8c08fd1a111fb2b774
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
evolution-1.4.5-14.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 00ca55085916b5be09835fc2fdd8f115
 
IA-32:
evolution-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: c16eac86838d8fa7a244a5946f2b48ad
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 381646f69a1f9005d2437eb565bc9fea
 
IA-64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 5a5988450fa8474d12a2907ba2ffd0d5
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: cb572702db3115e1302751cdfd421cfe
 
x86_64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 3cb477f8d7f834e2cdbdfdc97b4acb33
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 7e19acc7c0720c8c08fd1a111fb2b774
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
evolution-1.4.5-14.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 00ca55085916b5be09835fc2fdd8f115
 
IA-32:
evolution-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: c16eac86838d8fa7a244a5946f2b48ad
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 381646f69a1f9005d2437eb565bc9fea
 
IA-64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 5a5988450fa8474d12a2907ba2ffd0d5
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: cb572702db3115e1302751cdfd421cfe
 
x86_64:
evolution-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 3cb477f8d7f834e2cdbdfdc97b4acb33
evolution-devel-1.4.5-14.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2009:0358
    MD5: 7e19acc7c0720c8c08fd1a111fb2b774
 

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

125528 - Moving to IMAP folder while offline eats mail
155376 - CAN-2005-0102 Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper
157352 - .ics import crashes Evolution
157354 - Creating a meeting crashes evolution
157355 - Cannot create all day event in calendar


References



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