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<title>Evolution: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been discovered in Evolution allowing for the execution
of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">evolution</product>
<announced>June 06, 2007</announced>
<revised>June 06, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>170879</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="mail-client/evolution" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.8.3-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.8.3-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Evolution is the mail client of the GNOME desktop environment.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Ulf Harnhammar from Secunia Research has discovered a format string
error in the write_html() function in the file
calendar/gui/e-cal-component-memo-preview.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
shared memo, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running Evolution.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Evolution users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=mail-client/evolution-2.8.3-r2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1002">CVE-2007-1002</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 02 Jun 2007 07:29:21 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 03 Jun 2007 18:06:03 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 06 Jun 2007 20:42:46 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>