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CVE-2020-6794 Detail

Current Description

If a user saved passwords before Thunderbird 60 and then later set a master password, an unencrypted copy of these passwords is still accessible. This is because the older stored password file was not deleted when the data was copied to a new format starting in Thunderbird 60. The new master password is added only on the new file. This could allow the exposure of stored password data outside of user expectations. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 68.5.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1606619 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-10
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4328-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4335-1/
https://www.mozilla.org/security/advisories/mfsa2020-07/ Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
68.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-6794
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2020