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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1108

Original release date: 06/04/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1, when the ITip Formatter plugin is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long timezone string in an iCalendar attachment.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30702
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:028
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30571
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-22/advisory/
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5018
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020169
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30298
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0517
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0514
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0516
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5016
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1732
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30536
External Source: BID
Name: 29527
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30564
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-4990
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-06
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:111
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0515
External Source: XF
Name: evolution-icalendar-bo(42824)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30716
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30527
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-615-1

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.2.1

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