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Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Synopsis

The remote host has an email client installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 24.2 are prone to the following vulnerabilities :

- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2013-5609, CVE-2013-5610) - Use-after-free in event listeners, table editing user interface, synthetic mouse movement can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-5616, CVE-2013-5613, CVE-2013-5618) - Segmentation violation when replacing ordered list elements in a document via script can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-6671) - Extended validation root certificates remain trusted even if the user has explicitly removes the trust. (CVE-2013-6673) - GetElementIC typed arrays can be generated outside observed typesets, with unknown security impact (CVE-2013-5615) - Issues in the JPEG image processing library can allow arbitrary memory to be read, as well as cross-domain theft (CVE-2013-6629, CVE-2013-6630) - An intermediary CA that is chained up to a root within Mozilla's root store was revoked for supplying an intermediate certificate that allowed a man-in-the-middle proxy to perform traffic management of domain names and IP addresses the certificate holder did not own or control.

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.2, or later.