Debian: New evolution packages fix arbitrary code execution as root

    Date09 Feb 2005
    CategoryDebian
    6133
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in a helper application inside of Evolution, a free grouware suite. A local attacker could cause the setuid root helper to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 673-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    February 10th, 2005                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : evolution
    Vulnerability  : integer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0102
    BugTraq ID     : 12354
    
    Max Vozeler discovered an integer overflow in a helper application
    inside of Evolution, a free grouware suite.  A local attacker could
    cause the setuid root helper to execute arbitrary code with elevated
    privileges.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.5-1woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.0.3-1.2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your evolution package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      990 135eae823f6a0159a5f7ec6bc72c72b0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16718 fdcc1244d1cfbe4c297cc49a577491b8
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum: 15010672 d2ffe374b453d28f5456db5af0a7983c
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum: 10271422 207d01d4b051c5350a6c1952bc5221ee
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   947952 b74d9c65882ae4bafa47d6614a96596c
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   623002 5b864fe6659626050ac55ebf5e8572e0
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  9282272 57853c1bd08388274b34399548bff183
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   663850 30e04aac4fbcda4e6b709aa1eb378f74
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   492650 96a58d81835fe40c118613994898a99f
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  8905428 cc4885b6fff4f47cc3b729765454ea3d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   585986 53373ed37020c508d50c7f1c5006e6d3
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   470658 615259b21a7c889e8c7203b10e4e7b15
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum: 11454804 a4545f6efeb590b2602f8b8c44c9072d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   948252 f24c513391cdbd5cf51e0ec5a01def13
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   771184 2dbb984644f181bd46d996c6f06c2ac2
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  8876466 b47fd595352d5535199dc889d9aa653d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   578364 821686bde02e2ab5a86a3f07f272af26
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   483950 0927332469d079b3118ff012038b2865
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  9339162 e0df2bad032a3a996981b3483223f0f0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   680544 be4b5ade6dcbe9264d30becd3f3789e1
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   511292 2bcda2165950f94d01630b13cb1264d1
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  9219484 065504345356c2993a8ff479c7ac4653
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   640874 627f5efbeccefd384ae0335dd784c82b
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   522850 d7055f0f6a273a52cd09fd783f88c525
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/evolution_1.0.5-1woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  9393318 4325f6d1bccd22cda371be7dd0a3add8
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel-dev_1.0.5-1woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   670336 f58f241480dbdd3b6f673fb038e100d4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/evolution/libcamel0_1.0.5-1woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   510008 adc53f31cc22856e321f2e200a4f0d20
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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