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Evolution Camel NTLM SASL Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021845
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021845
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0582   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 13 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.25.92 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Evolution. A remote server can obtain potentially sensitive information from the target client.

A remote server can send specially crafted NTLM SASL authentication challenge packets (NTLM authentication type 2 packets) to cause the target client to return a portion of system memory.

The flaw resides in the ntlm_challenge() function in 'camel/camel-sasl-ntlm.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/release-team/2009-March/msg00096.html

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

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 16 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Evolution Camel NTLM SASL Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Mar 16 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Evolution Camel NTLM SASL Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Mar 16 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Evolution Camel NTLM SASL Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.



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