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Home » Hacking News » Mandrake MDKSA-2003:045: multiple vulnerabilities in Evolution

Mandrake MDKSA-2003:045: multiple vulnerabilities in Evolution

by Nikola Strahija on April 16th, 2003 Several vulnerabilities have been found in Evolution email client which, if exploited, could cause the program to crash, or cause general system instability.


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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: evolution
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:045
Date: April 15th, 2003

Affected versions: 9.0, 9.1
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Problem Description:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Evolution email client.
These problems make it possible for a carefully constructed email
message to crash the program, causing general system instability by
starving resources.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0128
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0129
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0130
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Updated Packages:

Mandrake Linux 9.0:
4017fce554fd77f98e0d9bb233d633d1 9.0/RPMS/evolution-1.0.8-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
6bca540121a25581c3406ec0b7395da3 9.0/RPMS/evolution-pilot-1.0.8-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
a0f94f81909464a35106a1160b26da04 9.0/RPMS/libevolution0-1.0.8-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
9f7ffdb41787bd97b9e26499f3ad450b 9.0/RPMS/libevolution0-devel-1.0.8-3.1mdk.i586.rpm
2617a839bcd46a13a94a9b503152980d 9.0/SRPMS/evolution-1.0.8-3.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
b4e86a65afa57dd4968c1ef8c3ba6b70 9.1/RPMS/evolution-1.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
b244e928c223e91e4722585b04c3f879 9.1/RPMS/evolution-pilot-1.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
a67811e02cc04481617b528149046b99 9.1/RPMS/libevolution0-1.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
3af2441bcdc1899c54ee74b6674ca696 9.1/RPMS/libevolution0-devel-1.2.4-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
2e12234f74a5c87b46da7542f9af8da5 9.1/SRPMS/evolution-1.2.4-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
e42479764a609b975755a7bcc3f4b921 ppc/9.1/RPMS/evolution-1.2.4-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
38f45195f20c78fb68d694bfc8acc9b3 ppc/9.1/RPMS/evolution-pilot-1.2.4-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
5fc381b620484c57987cc20c0181a3e3 ppc/9.1/RPMS/libevolution0-1.2.4-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
4edf8acf04219ab72339f4786e690d06 ppc/9.1/RPMS/libevolution0-devel-1.2.4-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
2e12234f74a5c87b46da7542f9af8da5 ppc/9.1/SRPMS/evolution-1.2.4-1.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate. The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm". A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package. You can do this with the command:

rpm --checksig

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security. You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to. Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team


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