CVE-2017-7846

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2017-12-22
Bugzilla:
1530187: CVE-2017-7846 Mozilla: JavaScript Execution via RSS in mailbox:// origin

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

It is possible to execute JavaScript in the parsed RSS feed when RSS feed is viewed as a website, e.g. via "View -> Feed article -> Website" or in the standard format of "View -> Feed article -> default format". This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.5.2.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7846 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges cure53 as the original reporter.

External References

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