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CVE Request -- evolution -- Uses insecure (non-SSL) connection when storing the sent message into the Sent folder
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 18:01:30 +0200

Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

  it was found that Evolution, mail and calendar client, used insecure
(non-SSL) connection when attempting to store sent email message into
the Sent folder, when the Sent folder was located on the remote server.
An attacker on the adjacent network, able to intercept the underlying
communication could use this flaw to obtain login credentials of the
victim.

References:
[1] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=648277
    (upstream bug report)
[2] http://git.gnome.org/browse/evolution-data-server/commit/?id=e0ac4d79705c
    (upstream patch)
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697904
[4] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=707848

Could you allocate a CVE id for this issue?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team


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