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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      Last Modified:  08/27/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2958
Original release date:
08/27/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190104 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190104
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-29.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-29
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_20_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:020
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25430 External Source BID 25430
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2971 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2971
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=254121 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=254121
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36238 External Source XF sylpheed-incputerror-format-string(36238)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00077.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2009

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