Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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 17.0.6 and
is, therefore, potentially affected the following vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0801)

- It is possible to call a content level constructor that
allows for the constructor to have chrome privileged
access. (CVE-2013-1670)

- A local privilege escalation issues exists in the
Mozilla Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-1672)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists when resizing
video while playing. (CVE-2013-1674)

- Some 'DOMSVGZoomEvent' functions are used without being
properly initialized, which could lead to information
disclosure. (CVE-2013-1675)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist. (CVE-2013-1676,
CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679,
CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-41.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-42.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-44.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-46.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-47.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-48.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR 17.0.6 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 : true