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CVE-2008-0072 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the emf_multipart_encrypted function in mail/em-format.c in Evolution 2.12.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted encrypted message, as demonstrated using the Version field.

Source:  MITRE
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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
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-12.xml
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0105
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1512 Patch
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/512491 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:063
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0177.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0178.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492684/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28102
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019540
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-583-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0768/references Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41011
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2310
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10701
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00190.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00195.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.12.3
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0072
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018