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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Evolution Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
Evolution IMAP May Use Non-Secure Methods to Store Mail in a Remote Sent Mail Folder
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026053
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026053
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-3355   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 15 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Evolution. A remote user can obtain login credentials.

The mail and calendar client uses non-SSL connections when attempting to store a 'sent' email message into a Sent folder on the server. A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack or to monitor the network can obtain the target user's login credentials.

Impact:   A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack or to monitor the network can obtain the target user's login credentials.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://git.gnome.org/browse/evolution-data-server/commit/?id=e0ac4d79705c

Vendor URL:  projects.gnome.org/evolution/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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