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From: Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>
Subject: Evolution memory bug
Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 15:30:45 -0700
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GLSA: GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT
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PACKAGE         : evolution
SUMMARY         : security vulnerability in evolution
DATE            : Fri May  3 21:26:24 UTC 2002
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OVERVIEW

A security vulnerability has been found that might cause memory to be
eaten up due to malformed headers on incoming messages.


DETAIL

Fix for a security vulnerability that could allow a possible DOS due to
bad headers in incoming messages.
http://lists.gnome.org/archives/gnome-announce-list/2002-May/msg00020.html



SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running evolution
update their systems as follows.

emerge --clean rsync
emerge evolution
emerge clean

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