CVE-2018-5161

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-05-18
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1580237: CVE-2018-5161 Mozilla: Hang via malformed headers

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Crafted message headers can cause a Thunderbird process to hang on receiving the message. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5161 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:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:1725 2018-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (thunderbird) RHSA-2018:1726 2018-05-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 thunderbird Not affected

External References

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