Bug 1580240 (CVE-2018-5170) - CVE-2018-5170 Mozilla: Filename spoofing for external attachments
Summary: CVE-2018-5170 Mozilla: Filename spoofing for external attachments
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-5170
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1578628 1578629 1578630 1578631 1580249
Blocks: 1578626
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-05-21 05:10 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:25 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:25:58 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1725 None None None 2018-05-24 19:27 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:1726 None None None 2018-05-24 19:56 UTC

Description Sam Fowler 2018-05-21 05:10:36 UTC
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.


External Reference:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-13/#CVE-2018-5170

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-24 19:27:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:1725 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1725

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-24 19:56:41 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:1726 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1726


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