Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 436800
[RHEL5] Crash if malformed vcard is attached
Last modified: 2008-05-21 11:19:11 EDT
Description of problem:
If you receive an email with an attached vcard, evolution crashes if the vcard
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. send yourself an email with a malformed vcard
2. it seems to be important that the mime type of the vcard is set to x-vcard
(if it set to text, evo doesn't crash)
evolution crashes if you open the mail
evolution should not crash
A malformed vcard is available here:
Evolution 2.8 does not crash with this kind of malformed vcards.
If someone is using the preview window, evolution always crashes on startup
since it tries to view the same mail again. You can disable the preview window
on the commandline:
This is http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=386157
Patch is available. I guess it was never committed to the 2.12 branch.
This bugzilla has Keywords: Regression.
Since no regressions are allowed between releases,
it is also being proposed as a blocker for this release.
Please resolve ASAP.
Fixed in evolution-data-server-1.12.3-6.el5.
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
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