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RHSA-2013:0516: evolution security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2013:0516: evolution security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/21/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/21/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Evolution is the GNOME mailer, calendar, contact manager and communicationtool. The components which make up Evolution are tightly integrated withone another and act as a seamless personal information-management tool.The way Evolution handled mailto URLs allowed any file to be attached tothe new message. This could lead to information disclosure if the user didnot notice the attached file before sending the message. With this update,mailto URLs cannot be used to attach certain files, such as hidden files orfiles in hidden directories, files in the /etc/ directory, or filesspecified using a path containing "..". (CVE-2011-3201)Red Hat would like to thank Matt McCutchen for reporting this issue.This update also fixes the following bugs:All evolution users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instancesof Evolution must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-evolution
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-conduits
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-help
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-perl
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-pst
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution-spamassassin

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