125606 : RHSA-2007-0509: Evolution

Risk 4 : Red Hat Local Checks

Updated evolution packages that fix a security bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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

Evolution is the GNOME collection of personal information management (PIM) tools.

A flaw was found in the way Evolution 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 evolution. (CVE-2007-3257)

All users of Evolution should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch which resolves this issue.

Solution:
Get the newest RedHat Updates.
References:
CVSS Information:
Partial Confidentiality Impact, Partial Integrity Impact, Partial Availability Impact
Credit:
Tenable : 2009-12-04
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