Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird earlier than 24.3 are prone to the following vulnerabilities:

- Memory issues exist in the browser engine that could result in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1477, CVE-2014-1478)

- An error exists related to System Only Wrappers (SOW) and the XML Binding Language (XBL) that could allow XUL content to be disclosed. (CVE-2014-1479)

- An error exists related to the JavaScript engine and 'window' object handling that has unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-1481)

- An error exists related to 'RasterImage' and image decoding that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1482)

- A use-after-free error exists related to image handling and 'imgRequestProxy' that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1486)

- An error exists related to 'web workers' that could allow cross-origin information disclosure. (CVE-2014-1487)

- Errors exist related to the included Network Security Services (NSS) libraries, 'NewSessionTicket' handshakes and public Diffie-Hellman values that could allow application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-1490, CVE-2014-1491)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.3, or later.