CVE-2018-5184

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-05-18
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1580236: CVE-2018-5184 Mozilla: Full plaintext recovery in S/MIME via chosen-ciphertext attack

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Using remote content in encrypted messages can lead to the disclosure of plaintext. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5184 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

External References

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