Bug 233587 - (CVE-2007-1002) CVE-2007-1002 evolution format string flaw
CVE-2007-1002 evolution format string flaw
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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Depends On: 231478
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Reported: 2007-03-23 07:27 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: evolution-2.8.3-2.fc6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-04-05 09:03:18 EDT
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-03-23 07:27:36 EDT
Affects FC5, FC6

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #231478 +++

Ulf Harnhammar, Secunia Research, discovered a format string flaw in the way
evolution displays a memo's categories.  It is possible for an attacker to send
a specially crafted memo mail which could execute arbitrary code as the user
running evoluiton.  This memo must be accepted form the email, then later viewed
by the victim.  The attack requires a fair amount of user interaction to be

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2007-03-22 09:38 EST --
This flaw is now public:
Comment 1 Matthew Barnes 2007-04-05 09:03:18 EDT
Fixed in evolution-2.6.3-2.fc5 and evolution-2.8.3-2.fc6.

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