Bug 1530195 (CVE-2017-7829) - CVE-2017-7829 Mozilla: From address with encoded null character is cut off in message header display
Summary: CVE-2017-7829 Mozilla: From address with encoded null character is cut off in...
Alias: CVE-2017-7829
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1530197 1530198 1530199 1530200
Blocks: 1530196
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-01-02 09:01 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-26 01:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-01-08 04:58:50 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:0061 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: thunderbird security update 2018-01-08 09:49:21 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-01-02 09:01:06 UTC
It is possible to spoof the sender's email address and display an arbitrary sender address to the email recipient. The real sender's address is not displayed if preceded by a null character in the display string.

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-01-02 09:01:17 UTC

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Sabri Haddouche

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-01-02 09:01:25 UTC
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Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2018-01-08 04:50:05 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:0061 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0061

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