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CVE-2007-2958 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in the inc_put_error function in src/inc.c in Sylpheed 2.4.4, and Sylpheed-Claws (Claws Mail) 1.9.100 and 2.10.0, allows remote POP3 servers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in crafted replies.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/28/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect version of Sylpheed as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. Sylpheed and claws-mail are not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190104
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-29.xml
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_20_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25430
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2971
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=254121
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36238
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00077.html

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2958
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017