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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0072

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.
Publish Date : 2008-03-05 Last Update Date : 2011-02-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-02-03 2008-03-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0072 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080072 unix
ELSA-2008:0177: evolution security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22716 unix
Format string vulnerability in the emf_multipart_encrypted function in mail/em-format.c in Evolution 2.12.3 and earlier ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10701 unix
RHSA-2008:0177: evolution security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080177 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0072

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Evolution 2.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Evolution 1

- References For CVE-2008-0072

http://secunia.com/advisories/29057
SECUNIA 29057
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:014
http://secunia.com/advisories/29163
SECUNIA 29163
http://secunia.com/advisories/29210
SECUNIA 29210
http://secunia.com/advisories/29244
SECUNIA 29244
http://secunia.com/advisories/29258
SECUNIA 29258
http://secunia.com/advisories/29264
SECUNIA 29264
http://secunia.com/advisories/29317
SECUNIA 29317
http://secunia.com/advisories/30437
SECUNIA 30437
http://secunia.com/advisories/30491
SECUNIA 30491
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-8/advisory/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-12.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200803-12
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0105 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0768/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0768
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:063
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:063
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0177.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0177
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28102
BID 28102 Gnome Evolution Encrypted Message Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-28
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492684/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080528 rPSA-2008-0105-1 evolution
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0178.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0178
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-583-1
UBUNTU USN-583-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2310 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41011
XF evolution-emfmultipart-format-string(41011)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00190.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2290
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1512
DEBIAN DSA-1512
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00195.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2292
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019540
SECTRACK 1019540
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/512491
CERT-VN VU#512491

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0072

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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