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Posted by Bill Keys   
Previous versions of the evolution package were vulnerable to a format string vulnerability which could allow arbitrary code execution at the permission level of the user running evolution (usually non-root) via a specially crafted shared memo.
Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2007-0010-1
Published: 2007-04-05

Rating: Moderate

Updated Versions:
     evolution=/foresight.rpath.org at fl:1-devel//1/2.10.0-2-1
     group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org at fl:1-devel//1/1.1-0.13-3

References:
     https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1227
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1002

Description:
     Previous versions of the evolution package were vulnerable to a format 
string vulnerability which could allow arbitrary code execution at the 
permission level of the user running evolution (usually non-root) via a 
specially crafted shared memo.
 
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