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CVE-2008-1108 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1, when the ITip Formatter plugin is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long timezone string in an iCalendar attachment.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/04/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1108
Original release date:
06/04/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.6 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:028
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-06.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200806-06
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:111 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:111
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0514.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0514
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0515.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0515
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0516.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0516
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0517.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0517
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29527 External Source BID 29527
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020169 External Source SECTRACK 1020169
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-615-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-615-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1732/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1732
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42824 External Source XF evolution-icalendar-bo(42824)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10471 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00157.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4990
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00178.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5016
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00179.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5018

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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