Public Date:
1530195: CVE-2017-7829 Mozilla: From address with encoded null character is cut off in message header display

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

It is possible to spoof the sender's email address and display an arbitrary sender address to the email recipient. The real sender's address is not displayed if preceded by a null character in the display string. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.5.2.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7829 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:0061 2018-01-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:0061 2018-01-08


Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Sabri Haddouche as the original reporter.

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