Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.8 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 17.0.8 and
is, therefore, potentially affected the following vulnerabilities :

- Various errors exist that could allow memory corruption
conditions. (CVE-2013-1701)

- Unspecified errors exist related to HTML frames and
history handling, JavaScript URI handling and web
workers using 'XMLHttpRequest' that could allow
cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-1709,
CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714)

- An unspecified error exists related to generating
'Certificate Request Message Format' (CRMF) requests
that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.
(CVE-2013-1710)

- An error exists related to Java applets and 'file:///'
URIs that could allow read-only access to arbitrary
files. (CVE-2013-1717)

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-63.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-68.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-69.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-72.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-73.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-75.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR 17.0.8 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

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69267 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61867
61874
61876
61882
61896
61900

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1701
CVE-2013-1709
CVE-2013-1710
CVE-2013-1713
CVE-2013-1714
CVE-2013-1717