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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      Last Modified:  06/02/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2789
Original release date:
06/02/2006
Last revised:
04/02/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309453 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309453
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311440 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311440
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:094 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:094
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18212 External Source BID 18212

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