GUI display truncation vulnerability in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2, 1.0.6, and 1.0.7 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an attachment with a filename containing a large number of spaces ending with a dangerous extension that is not displayed by Thunderbird, along with an inconsistent Content-Type header, which could be used to trick a user into downloading dangerous content by dragging or saving the attachment.
Published 2006-01-18 01:07:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:43:28
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0236

2.01%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0236

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.1
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
4.9
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-0236

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-0236

  • Red Hat 2006-08-30
    Not vulnerable. We verified that this issue does not affect Linux versions of Thunderbird.

Products affected by CVE-2006-0236

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