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CVE-2005-2550 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in Evolution 1.4 through 2.3.6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the calendar entries such as task lists, which are not properly handled when the user selects the Calendars tab.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=112368237712032&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1016
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:141
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_54_evolution.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-August/msg00031.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-267.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/407789
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14532
http://www.sitic.se/eng/advisories_and_recommendations/sa05-001.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10880
https://usn.ubuntu.com/166-1/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:1.4
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:1.5
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.0
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.1
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.2
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.1
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.2
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.3
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.4
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.5
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 cpe:/a:gnome:evolution:2.3.6.1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2550
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018