CVE-2020-12397

MEDIUM

Description

By encoding Unicode whitespace characters within the From email header, an attacker can spoof the sender email address that Thunderbird displays. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.8.0.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1617370

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-03

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4373-1/

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-18/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-05-22

Updated: 2020-06-12

Type: CWE-346

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:3.1/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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (25 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
147312NewStart CGSL MAIN 4.06 : thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0002)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
critical
145906CentOS 8 : thunderbird (CESA-2020:2046)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
143979NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2020-0093)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
critical
143912NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2020-0074)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
critical
138776NewStart CGSL MAIN 6.01 : thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2020-0036)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
critical
136894Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.10 / 20.04 : Thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-4373-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
136776CentOS 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2020:2050)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
136775CentOS 6 : thunderbird (CESA-2020:2049)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
136752Amazon Linux 2 : thunderbird (ALAS-2020-1429)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
critical
136658SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (SUSE-SU-2020:1225-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
136600Oracle Linux 8 : thunderbird (ELSA-2020-2046)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
136543Oracle Linux 7 : thunderbird (ELSA-2020-2050)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
136540GLSA-202005-03 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
136487Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL7.x x86_64 (20200511)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
136486Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20200511)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
136477RHEL 6 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:2049)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
136476RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:2046)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
136475RHEL 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:2050)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
136471RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:2047)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
136470RHEL 8 : thunderbird (RHSA-2020:2048)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
136461openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2020-643)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
136431Debian DSA-4683-1 : thunderbird - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
136428Debian DLA-2206-1 : thunderbird security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
136359Mozilla Thunderbird < 68.8.0NessusWindows
critical
136358Mozilla Thunderbird < 68.8.0NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical