Mozilla Thunderbird < 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 earlier than Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- The canvas element can be used in conjunction with an
HTTP redirect to bypass same-origin restrictions and
gain access to the content in arbitrary images from
other domains. (MFSA 2008-48)

- By tampering with the window.__proto__.__proto__ object,
one can cause the browser to place a lock on a non-
native object, leading to a crash and possible code
execution. (MFSA 2008-50)

- There are several stability bugs in the browser engine
that could lead to crashes with evidence of memory
corruption. (MFSA 2008-52)

- Crashes and remote code execution in nsFrameManager are
possible by modifying certain properties of a file
input element before it has finished initializing.
(MFSA 2008-55)

- The same-origin check in
'nsXMLHttpRequest::NotifyEventListeners()' can be
bypassed. (MFSA 2008-56)

- There is an error in the method used to parse the
default namespace in an E4X document caused by quote
characters in the namespace not being properly escaped.
(MFSA 2008-58)

- Scripts in a malicous mail message can access the
.document URI and .textContext DOM properties.
(MFSA 2008-59)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

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