Ximian Evolution < 2.0.4 Content-Parsing DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2713

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Ximian Evolution email client that does not properly validate malformed Unicode messages. By processing a malformed message, the client will crash.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.0.4 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2713

File Name: 2713.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2005/03/17

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1100

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 12826