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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1766-1] evolution security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'evolution' package(s) announced via the DSA-1766-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Hanno Boeck discovered that GNOME Evolution is prone to OpenPGP signatures being spoofed for arbitrary messages using a specially crafted HTML email. This issue was mitigated by moving the security bar with encryption and signature information above the message headers.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'evolution' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 3.12.9~git20141130.241663-1+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your evolution packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)