Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a mail client that is potentially
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird ESR 17.x is prior to 17.0.5 and
is, therefore, potentially affected 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.
(CVE-2013-0791)

- 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 '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.
(CVE-2013-0795)

- An out-of-bounds write error exists related to the
Cairo graphics library. (CVE-2013-0800)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-30.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-31.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-36.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-38.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-40.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR 17.0.5 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65804 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58819
58825
58826
58836
58837

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0788
CVE-2013-0791
CVE-2013-0793
CVE-2013-0795
CVE-2013-0800