This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mac OS X host contains a mail client that is potentially
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The installed version of Thunderbird is earlier than 17.0.5 and is,
therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0788,
- An out-of-bounds memory read error exists related to
'CERT_DecodeCertPackage' and certificate decoding.
- A memory corruption error exists related to PNG image
files when 'gfx.color_management.enablev4' is manually
enabled in the application's configuration.
- An error exists related to navigation, history and
improper 'baseURI' property values that could allow
cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-0793)
- An error exists related to tab-modal dialog boxes that
could be used in phishing attacks. (CVE-2013-0794)
- An error exists related to 'cloneNode' that can allow
'System Only Wrapper' (SOW) to be bypassed, thus
violating the same origin policy and possibly leading
to privilege escalation and code execution.
- An out-of-bounds write error exists related to the
Cairo graphics library. (CVE-2013-0800)
See also :
Upgrade to Thunderbird 17.0.5 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false