Upstream information

CVE-2008-0072 at MITRE


Format string vulnerability in the emf_multipart_encrypted function in mail/em-format.c in Evolution 2.12.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted encrypted message, as demonstrated using the Version field.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 366561 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
  • evolution >= 2.6.0-49.66.3
  • evolution-devel >= 2.6.0-49.66.3
  • evolution-pilot >= 2.6.0-49.66.3
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • evolution >= 2.0.4-0.13
  • evolution-devel >= 2.0.4-0.13
  • evolution-pilot >= 2.0.4-0.13
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5086