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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-16117

In GNOME evolution-data-server before 3.35.91, a malicious server can crash the mail client with a NULL pointer dereference by sending an invalid (e.g., minimal) CAPABILITY line on a connection attempt. This is related to imapx_free_capability and imapx_connect_to_server.
Publish Date : 2020-07-29 Last Update Date : 2020-08-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 476

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2021:1752: evolution security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20211752 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-16117

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Evolution-data-server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Gnome Evolution-data-server 1

- References For CVE-2020-16117

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evolution-data-server/-/commit/2cc39592b532cf0dc994fd3694b8e6bf924c9ab5
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evolution-data-server/-/issues/189
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evolution-data-server/-/commit/627c3cdbfd077e59aa288c85ff8272950577f1d7
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00005.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200802 [SECURITY] [DLA 2309-1] evolution-data-server security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-16117

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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