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MFSA2017-17 Thunderbird: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Thunderbird 52.2 (CVE-2017-7763)

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MFSA2017-17 Thunderbird: Security vulnerabilities fixed in Thunderbird 52.2 (CVE-2017-7763)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/15/2017
Modified
08/16/2018

Description

Default fonts on OS X display some Tibetan characters as whitespace. When used in the addressbar as part of an IDN this can be used for domain name spoofing attacks. Note: This attack only affects OS X operating systems. Other operating systems are unaffected. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 54, Firefox ESR < 52.2, and Thunderbird < 52.2.

Solution(s)

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-52_2

References

  • mozilla-thunderbird-upgrade-52_2

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