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Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Thunderbird 3.1 earlier than 3.1.12 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Several memory safety bugs exist in the browser engine that may permit remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2982)

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in an SVG text manipulation routine. (CVE-2011-0084)

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in appendChild, which did not correctly account for DOM objects it operated upon. (CVE-2011-2378)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability in the event management code could permit JavaScript to be run in the wrong context. (CVE-2011-2981)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists if a web page registered for drop events and a browser tab element was dropped into the content area. (CVE-2011-2984)

- A binary planing vulnerability in ThinkPadSensor::Startup could permit loading a malicious DLL into the running process. (CVE-2011-2980)

- A data leakage vulnerability triggered when RegExp.input was set could allow data from other domains to be read. (CVE-2011-2983)<

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 6.0 or later.