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Security Advisory Important: evolution-data-server security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:0510-2
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2007-06-25
Last updated on: 2007-06-25
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-3257

Details

Updated evolution-data-server package that fixes a security bug are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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

The evolution-data-server package provides a unified backend for programs
that work with contacts, tasks, and calendar information.

A flaw was found in the way evolution-data-server processes certain IMAP
server messages. If a user can be tricked into connecting to a malicious
IMAP server it may be possible to execute arbitrary code as the user
running the evolution-data-server process. (CVE-2007-3257)

All users of evolution-data-server should upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.


Solution

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

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 2e2bace8c0c9c0622af64a4ceb8af27b
 
IA-32:
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: d24bdb9b5d66dc3cb51d9e4b9f931dfb
 
x86_64:
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: d24bdb9b5d66dc3cb51d9e4b9f931dfb
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 164cd133011a5af940db7603f2d9f146
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 2e2bace8c0c9c0622af64a4ceb8af27b
 
IA-32:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 991bac4eabba789bfc37d89558391ead
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: d24bdb9b5d66dc3cb51d9e4b9f931dfb
 
IA-64:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 2683e2baf05824422332d72c227db789
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 3b4acca22457a8cfea16ba30afc764e5
 
PPC:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: aedbfbb79c18a440f3936c03883cdddc
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 4b5a705dc0bad79549bed26d037a55da
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: aa1ca7b529c5bcc7ae719d05486ee94b
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 4cfbff30d8e71c09051e9cf92331dbf0
 
s390x:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: c58c5c1d201435a899db9556c21ad930
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 707f634610f64c528c71a23faa68acb7
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 1b028eb91e931b18f460165275c36115
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 887ce4a8b8006771bace700d41a9f210
 
x86_64:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 991bac4eabba789bfc37d89558391ead
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: e4e5804b5502edae8ebc25a62eaa7d4b
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: d24bdb9b5d66dc3cb51d9e4b9f931dfb
evolution-data-server-devel-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 164cd133011a5af940db7603f2d9f146
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 2e2bace8c0c9c0622af64a4ceb8af27b
 
IA-32:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 991bac4eabba789bfc37d89558391ead
 
x86_64:
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: 991bac4eabba789bfc37d89558391ead
evolution-data-server-1.8.0-15.0.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2009:1259
    MD5: e4e5804b5502edae8ebc25a62eaa7d4b
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

244277 - CVE-2007-3257 evolution malicious server arbitrary code execution


References



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