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Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data

CVE-2018-5185

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

Plaintext of decrypted emails can leak through by user submitting an embedded form. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird ESR < 52.8 and Thunderbird < 52.8.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-311 - Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data

The software does not encrypt sensitive or critical information before storage or transmission.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published