Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a mail client that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird is affected by various security
issues :

- Several stability bugs exist leading to crashes which, in
some cases, show traces of memory corruption.

- Several issues exist that allow scripts from page
content to escape from their sandboxed context and/or
run with chrome privileges, resulting in privilege
escalation, cross-site scripting, and/or remote code
execution.

- A directory traversal vulnerability exist via the
'chrome:' URI.

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists that can be
triggered when viewing an email with an external MIME
body.

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
exist related to character encoding.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-01/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-03/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-05/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-12/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-13/

Solution :

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 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: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31193 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27406
27683
28012
29303

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0304
CVE-2008-0412
CVE-2008-0413
CVE-2008-0415
CVE-2008-0416
CVE-2008-0418

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