Ubuntu USN-733-1 (evolution-data-server)

Published: 2009-03-19 23:52:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Technical Details:
It was discovered that the Base64 encoding functions in evolution-data-server did not properly handle large strings. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image file, or tricked into connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to evolution-data-server announced via advisory USN-733-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libcamel1.2-8 1.6.1-0ubuntu7.2 libebook1.2-5 1.6.1-0ubuntu7.2 Ubuntu 7.10: libcamel1.2-10 1.12.1-0ubuntu2.1 libebook1.2-9 1.12.1-0ubuntu2.1 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Evolution to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-733-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0587
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4316

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-733-1/

Search
Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

You never have to pay for a vulnerability scanning and management software again.

Tired of paying a subscription 'per asset' or 'per IP'? Well you can officially cancel your current subscription. Mageni provides a free, open source and enterprise-ready vulnerability scanning and management platform which helps you to find, prioritize, remediate and manage your vulnerabilities. It is free and always will be.