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<title>Evolution: User-assisted remote execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
The IMAP client of Evolution contains a vulnerability potentially leading
to the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">evolution-data-server</product>
<announced>July 02, 2007</announced>
<revised>July 02, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>182011</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="gnome-extra/evolution-data-server" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.8.3-r5</unaffected>
<unaffected range="rge">1.6.2-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.8.3-r5</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Evolution is the mail client of the GNOME desktop environment. Camel is
the Evolution Data Server module that handles mail functions.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The imap_rescan() function of the file camel-imap-folder.c does not
properly sanitize the "SEQUENCE" response sent by an IMAP server before
being used to index arrays.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A malicious or compromised IMAP server could trigger the vulnerability
and execute arbitrary code with the permissions 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 evolution-data-server to the latest
version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;gnome-extra/evolution-data-server&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3257">CVE-2007-3257</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 20 Jun 2007 15:13:37 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 25 Jun 2007 16:19:12 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 25 Jun 2007 16:19:36 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>