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[GLSA-200501-35] Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-35
(Evolution: Integer overflow in camel-lock-helper)
Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in the
camel-lock-helper application, which is installed as setgid mail by
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
malicious code with the rights of the 'mail' group. A remote
attacker could also setup a malicious POP server to execute arbitrary
code when an Evolution user connects to it.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Evolution users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-client/evolution-2.0.2-r1"
Threat Level: High
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