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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1109

Heap-based buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long DESCRIPTION property in an iCalendar attachment, which is not properly handled during a reply in the calendar view (aka the Calendars window).
Publish Date : 2008-06-04 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-05-27 2008-06-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1109 unix
ELSA-2008:0514: evolution security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22709 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a lon... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10337 unix
RHSA-2008:0514: evolution security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080514 unix
RHSA-2008:0515: evolution28 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080515 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-2008-1109

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Evolution 2.22.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Evolution 1

- References For CVE-2008-1109
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:028
GENTOO GLSA-200806-06
VUPEN ADV-2008-1732
BID 29527 Gnome Evolution iCalendar Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-06-16
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0515
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0514
SECTRACK 1020170
XF evolution-icalendar-description-bo(42826)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1109

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