ID CVE-2011-3201
Summary GNOME Evolution before 3.2.3 allows user-assisted remote attackers to read arbitrary files via the attachment parameter to a mailto: URL, which attaches the file to the email.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Oracle Solaris 11.2
    cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.2
  • GNOME Evolution 2.0.2
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.0.2
  • GNOME Evolution 2.4
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.4
  • GNOME Evolution 2.0.0
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.0.0
  • GNOME Evolution 2.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.0.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.22.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.22.1
  • GNOME Evolution 1.4.5
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.4.5
  • GNOME Evolution 1.4.6
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.4.6
  • GNOME Evolution 1.4.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.4.3
  • GNOME Evolution 1.4.4
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.4.4
  • GNOME Evolution 1.2.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.2.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.0
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.0
  • GNOME Evolution 1.2.4
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.2.4
  • GNOME Evolution 2.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.1
  • GNOME Evolution 1.4
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.4
  • GNOME Evolution 1.2.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.2.1
  • GNOME Evolution 1.2.2
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.2.2
  • GNOME Evolution 1.5
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.5
  • GNOME Evolution 2.12.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.12.3
  • GNOME Evolution 1.0.8
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.0.8
  • GNOME Evolution 1.2
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.2
  • GNOME Evolution 1.11
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:1.11
  • GNOME Evolution 2.2.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.2.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.5
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.5
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.4
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.4
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.6.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.6.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.6
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.6
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.2
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.2
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.2
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.2
  • GNOME Evolution 2.12
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.12
  • GNOME Evolution 2.6
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.6
  • GNOME Evolution 2.26.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.26.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.24
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.24
  • GNOME Evolution 2.4.2.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.4.2.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.3.7
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.3.7
  • GNOME Evolution 2.8.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.8.1
  • GNOME Evolution 2.10.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.10.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.22.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.22.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.24.5
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.24.5
  • GNOME Evolution 2.26.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.26.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.32.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.32.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.30.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.30.3
  • GNOME Evolution 2.28.3.1
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:2.28.3.1
  • GNOME Evolution 3.0.3
    cpe:2.3:a:gnome:evolution:3.0.3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 21-11-2016 - 22:27)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2013-0516.NASL
    description Updated evolution packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. Evolution is the GNOME mailer, calendar, contact manager and communication tool. The components which make up Evolution are tightly integrated with one another and act as a seamless personal information-management tool. The way Evolution handled mailto URLs allowed any file to be attached to the new message. This could lead to information disclosure if the user did not notice the attached file before sending the message. With this update, mailto URLs cannot be used to attach certain files, such as hidden files or files in hidden directories, files in the /etc/ directory, or files specified using a path containing '..'. (CVE-2011-3201) Red Hat would like to thank Matt McCutchen for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Creating a contact list with contact names encoded in UTF-8 caused these names to be displayed in the contact list editor in the ASCII encoding instead of UTF-8. This bug has been fixed and the contact list editor now displays the names in the correct format. (BZ#707526) * Due to a bug in the evolution-alarm-notify process, calendar appointment alarms did not appear in some types of calendars. The underlying source code has been modified and calendar notifications work as expected. (BZ#805239) * An attempt to print a calendar month view as a PDF file caused Evolution to terminate unexpectedly. This update applies a patch to fix this bug and Evolution no longer crashes in this situation. (BZ#890642) All evolution users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Evolution must be restarted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 64764
    published 2013-02-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=64764
    title RHEL 6 : evolution (RHSA-2013:0516)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2013-0516.NASL
    description Updated evolution packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. Evolution is the GNOME mailer, calendar, contact manager and communication tool. The components which make up Evolution are tightly integrated with one another and act as a seamless personal information-management tool. The way Evolution handled mailto URLs allowed any file to be attached to the new message. This could lead to information disclosure if the user did not notice the attached file before sending the message. With this update, mailto URLs cannot be used to attach certain files, such as hidden files or files in hidden directories, files in the /etc/ directory, or files specified using a path containing '..'. (CVE-2011-3201) Red Hat would like to thank Matt McCutchen for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Creating a contact list with contact names encoded in UTF-8 caused these names to be displayed in the contact list editor in the ASCII encoding instead of UTF-8. This bug has been fixed and the contact list editor now displays the names in the correct format. (BZ#707526) * Due to a bug in the evolution-alarm-notify process, calendar appointment alarms did not appear in some types of calendars. The underlying source code has been modified and calendar notifications work as expected. (BZ#805239) * An attempt to print a calendar month view as a PDF file caused Evolution to terminate unexpectedly. This update applies a patch to fix this bug and Evolution no longer crashes in this situation. (BZ#890642) All evolution users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Evolution must be restarted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 65148
    published 2013-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65148
    title CentOS 6 : evolution (CESA-2013:0516)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20130221_EVOLUTION_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description The way Evolution handled mailto URLs allowed any file to be attached to the new message. This could lead to information disclosure if the user did not notice the attached file before sending the message. With this update, mailto URLs cannot be used to attach certain files, such as hidden files or files in hidden directories, files in the /etc/ directory, or files specified using a path containing '..'. (CVE-2011-3201) This update also fixes the following bugs : - Creating a contact list with contact names encoded in UTF-8 caused these names to be displayed in the contact list editor in the ASCII encoding instead of UTF-8. This bug has been fixed and the contact list editor now displays the names in the correct format. - Due to a bug in the evolution-alarm-notify process, calendar appointment alarms did not appear in some types of calendars. The underlying source code has been modified and calendar notifications work as expected. - An attempt to print a calendar month view as a PDF file caused Evolution to terminate unexpectedly. This update applies a patch to fix this bug and Evolution no longer crashes in this situation. All running instances of Evolution must be restarted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 65010
    published 2013-03-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65010
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : evolution on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2013-0516.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2013:0516 : Updated evolution packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. Evolution is the GNOME mailer, calendar, contact manager and communication tool. The components which make up Evolution are tightly integrated with one another and act as a seamless personal information-management tool. The way Evolution handled mailto URLs allowed any file to be attached to the new message. This could lead to information disclosure if the user did not notice the attached file before sending the message. With this update, mailto URLs cannot be used to attach certain files, such as hidden files or files in hidden directories, files in the /etc/ directory, or files specified using a path containing '..'. (CVE-2011-3201) Red Hat would like to thank Matt McCutchen for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Creating a contact list with contact names encoded in UTF-8 caused these names to be displayed in the contact list editor in the ASCII encoding instead of UTF-8. This bug has been fixed and the contact list editor now displays the names in the correct format. (BZ#707526) * Due to a bug in the evolution-alarm-notify process, calendar appointment alarms did not appear in some types of calendars. The underlying source code has been modified and calendar notifications work as expected. (BZ#805239) * An attempt to print a calendar month view as a PDF file caused Evolution to terminate unexpectedly. This update applies a patch to fix this bug and Evolution no longer crashes in this situation. (BZ#890642) All evolution users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of Evolution must be restarted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 68753
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68753
    title Oracle Linux 6 : evolution (ELSA-2013-0516)
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 890642
title Evolution has implicit declarations (unknown functions)
oval
AND
  • OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Client is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842001
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842002
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842003
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842004
  • OR
    • AND
      • comment evolution is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516005
      • comment evolution is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516006
    • AND
      • comment evolution-conduits is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516007
      • comment evolution-conduits is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516008
    • AND
      • comment evolution-devel is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516011
      • comment evolution-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516012
    • AND
      • comment evolution-help is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516017
      • comment evolution-help is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516018
    • AND
      • comment evolution-perl is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516015
      • comment evolution-perl is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516016
    • AND
      • comment evolution-pst is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516009
      • comment evolution-pst is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516010
    • AND
      • comment evolution-spamassassin is earlier than 0:2.28.3-30.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516013
      • comment evolution-spamassassin is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20130516014
rhsa
id RHSA-2013:0516
released 2013-02-21
severity Low
title RHSA-2013:0516: evolution security and bug fix update (Low)
rpms
  • evolution-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-conduits-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-devel-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-help-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-perl-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-pst-0:2.28.3-30.el6
  • evolution-spamassassin-0:2.28.3-30.el6
refmap via4
confirm
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=733504
xf evolution-mailto-info-disclosure(82450)
Last major update 22-11-2016 - 11:04
Published 08-03-2013 - 16:55
Last modified 28-08-2017 - 21:30
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