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The remote Mac OS X host contains a mail client that is potentially
affected by several vulnerabilities.
The installed version of Thunderbird 3.1.x is potentially affected by
the following security issues :
- Multiple memory corruption issues. By tricking a user
into visiting a specially crafted page, these issues may
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the
context of the affected application. (CVE-2012-0457,
CVE-2012-0461, CVE-2012-0462, CVE-2012-0463,
- A security bypass vulnerability exists that can be
exploited by an attacker if the victim can be tricked
into setting a new home page by dragging a specially
crafted link to the 'home' button URL, which will set
- An information disclosure vulnerability exists due to an
out of bounds read in SVG filters. (CVE-2012-0456)
- A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists that can be
onto a frame. (CVE-2012-0455)
See also :
Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.20 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58356 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5245752458524595246052461524645246552466
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0455CVE-2012-0456CVE-2012-0457CVE-2012-0458CVE-2012-0461CVE-2012-0462CVE-2012-0463CVE-2012-0464
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