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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2958

Format string vulnerability in the inc_put_error function in src/inc.c in Sylpheed 2.4.4, and Sylpheed-Claws (Claws Mail) 1.9.100 and 2.10.0, allows remote POP3 servers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in crafted replies.
Publish Date : 2007-08-27 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect version of Sylpheed as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. Sylpheed and claws-mail are not shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2958

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sylpheed Sylpheed 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sylpheed-claws Sylpheed-claws 1.9.100 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sylpheed-claws Sylpheed-claws 2.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sylpheed Sylpheed 1
Sylpheed-claws Sylpheed-claws 2

- References For CVE-2007-2958
VUPEN ADV-2007-2971
GENTOO GLSA-200710-29
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:020
XF sylpheed-incputerror-format-string(36238)
BID 25430 Sylpheed and Sylpheed-Claws POP3 Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-13 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2958

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