Bug 235289 - CVE-2007-1558 Evolution APOP information disclosure
CVE-2007-1558 Evolution APOP information disclosure
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: evolution-data-server (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
source=redhat,reported=20070401,publi...
: Security
: 238564 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 238564 238565 CVE-2007-1558
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Reported: 2007-04-04 16:35 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2009-06-10 04:59 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0344
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Last Closed: 2007-05-30 05:12:49 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2007-04-04 16:35:40 EDT
A flaw has been found in the way Evolution handles APOP authentication.  It is
possible for an attacker to discover authentication credentials by sending
certain responses to Evolution.

The upstream bug has more details:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=424373

This flaw should also affect RHEL 3 and 4.
Comment 6 Matthew Barnes 2007-05-01 12:24:28 EDT
*** Bug 238564 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 15 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-30 05:12:49 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0344.html

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