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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   GNOME Evolution Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
GNOME Evolution GData SEQUENCE Values Permit Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018284
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018284
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3257   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 25 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.11.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GNOME Evolution. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system in certain cases.

A remote IMAP server can send a specially crafted negative SEQUENCE value in GData to execute arbitrary code on the connected target client. The code will run with the privileges of the target client.

The flaw resides in 'camel-imap-folder.c' in the Evolution Data Server component.

Impact:   A remote server can execute arbitrary code on the connected target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.11.4).
Vendor URL:  www.gnome.org/projects/evolution/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 25 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GNOME Evolution GData SEQUENCE Values Permit Remote Code Execution
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
Jun 25 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) GNOME Evolution GData SEQUENCE Values Permit Remote Code Execution
Red Hat has released a fix for evolution-data-server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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