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448540: CVE-2008-1108 evolution: iCalendar buffer overflow via large timezone specification

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 4.5 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0517 2008-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0514 2008-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (evolution) RHSA-2008:0514 2008-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (evolution28) RHSA-2008:0515 2008-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0516 2008-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (evolution) RHSA-2008:0516 2008-06-04


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

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