Ximian Evolution < 2.3.7 Content-Parsing Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3161

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the Ximian Evolution email client that does not properly parse user-supplied data. A remote attacker can craft an email message such that, upon opening, Evolution crashes or executes arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.3.7 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3161

File Name: 3161.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2005/08/10

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1100

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2550, CVE-2005-2549

BID: 14532