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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1108

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.
Publish Date : 2008-06-04 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical
AV:N/AC:L/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
Buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1, when the ITip Formatter plugin is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbi... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10471 unix
CVE-2008-1108 unix
ELSA-2008:0514: evolution security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22709 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
RHSA-2008:0516: evolution security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080516 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-2008-1108

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Evolution 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Evolution 1

- References For CVE-2008-1108
VUPEN ADV-2008-1732
XF evolution-icalendar-bo(42824)
SECTRACK 1020169
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0516
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0517
BID 29527 Gnome Evolution iCalendar Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-06-16
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0514
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0515
GENTOO GLSA-200806-06
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:028

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1108

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