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CVE-2006-2789 Detail

Description

Evolution 2.2.x and 2.3.x in GNOME 2.7 and 2.8, when "load images if sender in addressbook" is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (persistent crash) via a crafted "From" header that triggers an assert error in camel-internet-address.c when a null pointer is used.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/02/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of Evolution as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309453
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311440
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:094
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18212

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2789
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2006
NVD Last Modified:
04/02/2010