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CVE-2018-5170 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040946 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1725 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1726 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1411732 Issue Tracking Permissions Required
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00013.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3660-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4209 Third Party Advisory
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2018-13/ Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5170
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2018