It is possible to spoof the filename of an attachment and display an arbitrary attachment name. This could lead to a user opening a remote attachment which is a different file type than expected. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.
Published 2018-06-11 21:29:16
Updated 2019-03-13 13:43:42
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-5170

0.60%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-5170

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
2.8
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-5170

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-5170

Products affected by CVE-2018-5170

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