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Security update for Evolution

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(Last modified: 27JAN2005)


solutions Security update for Evolution SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6fdd96c90662a5947afc96f9d312b314)

Applies to

Package: evolution
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-9821
Release: 20050127
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using evolution should update.

Contraindications

This update fixes an integer-overflow in a helper application used by
evolution. This bug can be exploited locally in conjunction with a malicious
POP server to gain higher privileges. (CAN-2005-0102)

Problem description

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh evolution.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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