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CVE-2008-1108

Impact: Critical
Public: 2008-06-04
CWE: CWE-119
Bugzilla: 448540: CVE-2008-1108 evolution: iCalendar buffer overflow via large timezone specification

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1108 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Desktop Workstation version 5 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0514 June 04, 2008
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0514 June 04, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES EUS (v. 4.5) (evolution) RHSA-2008:0517 June 04, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0516 June 04, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0516 June 04, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (evolution28) RHSA-2008:0515 June 04, 2008

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research for responsibly disclosing this issue.

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