CVE-2018-5162

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-05-18
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1580239: CVE-2018-5162 Mozilla: Encrypted mail leaks plaintext through src attribute

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Plaintext of decrypted emails can leak through the src attribute of remote images, or links. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5162 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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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