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Conectiva alert CLA-2005:950 (evolution)

From:  Conectiva Updates <>
Subject:  [CLA-2005:950] Conectiva Security Announcement - evolution
Date:  Wed, 27 Apr 2005 15:59:14 -0300

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- PACKAGE : evolution SUMMARY : Fix for Evolution vulnerability DATE : 2005-04-27 15:58:00 ID : CLA-2005:950 RELEVANT RELEASES : 10 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- DESCRIPTION Evolution[1] is the GNOME mailer, calendar, contact manager and communications tool. This announcement fixes an issue[2] in Evolution which caused it to crash when displaying certain message types. SOLUTION It is recommended that all Evolution users upgade their packages. IMPORTANT: It is necessary to restart the application after the upgrade in order to properly close the vulnerability. REFERENCES 1. 2. UPDATED PACKAGES ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS The apt tool can be used to perform RPM packages upgrades: - run: apt-get update - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade Detailed instructions regarding the use of apt and upgrade examples can be found at - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions on how to import it can be found at Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be found at - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Copyright (c) 2004 Conectiva Inc. - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- subscribe: unsubscribe: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQFCb+EB42jd0JmAcZARAokbAJ990l/xbJktdas4OgboKYd9xsBmuwCgzBnw QD6eQ9d/5kzFupMf8m0o95Q= =SA53 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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