CVE-2018-12372

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-07-04
CWE:
CWE-201
Bugzilla:
1598538: CVE-2018-12372 thunderbird: S/MIME and PGP decryption oracles can be built with HTML emails

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Decrypted S/MIME parts, when included in HTML crafted for an attack, can leak plaintext when included in a a HTML reply/forward. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.9.

Find out more about CVE-2018-12372 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:2251 2018-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:2252 2018-07-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 thunderbird Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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