CVE-2017-17844 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Enigmail before 1.9.9. A remote attacker can obtain cleartext content by sending an encrypted data block (that the attacker cannot directly decrypt) to a victim, and relying on the victim to automatically decrypt that block and then send it back to the attacker as quoted text, aka the TBE-01-005 "replay" issue.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://enigmail.net/download/other/Enigmail%20Pentest%20Report%20by%20Cure53%20-%20Excerpt.pdf Third Party Advisory  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00021.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00333.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4070 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.mail-archive.com/enigmail-users@enigmail.net/msg04280.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17844
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE