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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2789

Evolution 2.2.x and 2.3.x in GNOME 2.7 and 2.8, when "load images if sender in addressbook" is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (persistent crash) via a crafted "From" header that triggers an assert error in camel-internet-address.c when a null pointer is used.
Publish Date : 2006-06-02 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of Evolution as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2789

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnome Evolution * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnome Evolution 2.3.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Evolution 8

- References For CVE-2006-2789
BID 18212 GNOME Evolution Email Attachment Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-06-01 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2789

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