CVE-2020-26970

high

Description

When reading SMTP server status codes, Thunderbird writes an integer value to a position on the stack that is intended to contain just one byte. Depending on processor architecture and stack layout, this leads to stack corruption that may be exploitable. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 78.5.1.

References

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1677338

https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-53/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-09

Updated: 2020-12-10

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH