Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
USN-1401-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Xulrunner. This update provides
the corresponding fixes for Thunderbird.
It was discovered that a flaw in the Mozilla SVG implementation could
result in an out-of-bounds memory access if SVG elements were removed
during a DOMAttrModified event handler. If the user were tricked into
opening a specially crafted page, an attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service via application crash. (CVE-2011-3658)
Atte Kettunen discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in
the Gecko Rendering Engine's handling of SVG animations. An
attacker could potentially exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user invoking the Xulrunner
based application. (CVE-2012-0457)
Atte Kettunen discovered an out of bounds read vulnerability
in the Gecko Rendering Engine's handling of SVG Filters. An
attacker could potentially exploit this to make data from
the user's memory accessible to the page content.
Soroush Dalili discovered that the Gecko Rendering Engine
onto a frame. A remote attacker could, through cross-site
scripting (XSS), exploit this to modify the contents of the
frame or steal confidential data. (CVE-2012-0455)
Mariusz Mlynski discovered that the Home button accepted
could use this vulnerability to get the script URL loaded in
the privileged about:sessionrestore context. (CVE-2012-0458)
Bob Clary, Vincenzo Iozzo, and Willem Pinckaers discovered
memory safety issues affecting Firefox. If the user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted page, an attacker
could exploit these to cause a denial of service via
application crash, or potentially execute code with the
privileges of the user invoking Firefox. (CVE-2012-0461,
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected thunderbird package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
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