CVE-2018-5170

MEDIUM

Description

It is possible to spoof the filename of an attachment and display an arbitrary attachment name. This could lead to a user opening a remote attachment which is a different file type than expected. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040946

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1725

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1726

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1411732

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00013.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-13

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3660-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4209

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-13/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-11

Updated: 2019-03-13

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM