CVE-2018-5161

NameCVE-2018-5161
DescriptionCrafted message headers can cause a Thunderbird process to hang on receiving the message. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1382-1, DSA-4209-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
thunderbird (PTS)jessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1:60.8.0-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb9u1fixed
buster1:60.8.0-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:60.9.0-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1:60.9.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
thunderbirdsource(unstable)1:52.8.0-1
thunderbirdsourcejessie1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1DSA-4209-1
thunderbirdsourcestretch1:52.8.0-1~deb9u1DSA-4209-1
thunderbirdsourcewheezy1:52.8.0-1~deb7u1DLA-1382-1

Notes

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-13/#CVE-2018-5161

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