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CVE-2017-17848 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Enigmail before 1.9.9. In a variant of CVE-2017-17847, signature spoofing is possible for multipart/related messages because a signed message part can be referenced with a cid: URI but not actually displayed. In other words, the entire containing message appears to be signed, but the recipient does not see any of the signed text.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/22/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17848
Original release date:
12/27/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00021.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171223 [SECURITY] [DLA 1219-1] enigmail security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00333.html Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00333.html
https://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/709/ Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/709/
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4070 Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-4070

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature (CWE-347)

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