CVE-2008-1109

NameCVE-2008-1109
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in Evolution 2.22.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long DESCRIPTION property in an iCalendar attachment, which is not properly handled during a reply in the calendar view (aka the Calendars window).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs484639

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
evolution (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.22.6-1+deb9u2fixed
buster3.30.5-1.1fixed
bullseye3.38.3-1fixed
bookworm, sid3.44.1-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
evolutionsource(unstable)2.22.2-1.1low484639

Notes

[etch] - evolution <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Requires that the user accepts the iCalendar request and replies
to it from the "Calendars" window.

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