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Security update for Evolution

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(Last modified: 27JAN2005)


solutions Security update for Evolution SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fb4269ad84693e505fb2ee19888151ef)

Applies to

Package: evolution
evolution-pilot
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9817
Release: 20050127
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using evolution should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes an interger-overfloe 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)

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 evolution-pilot.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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