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Security update for evolution


(Last modified: 11MAR2008)

solutions Security update for evolution SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d93d20ddb38276f9b6f334240fd20e16)

Applies to

Package: evolution
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-12104Zypp-Patch-Number: 5086
Release: 20080311
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using evolution should update.



Problem description

This update of evolution fixes multiple format-string vulnerabilities that can occur while processing encrypted messages. (CVE-2008-0072)


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 -Fhv evolution.rpm evolution-devel.rpm evolution-pilot.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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