CVE-2018-5170

Published: 23 May 2018

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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 4.3

Status

Package Release Status
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (52.8.0)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1:52.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:52.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:52.8.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])