Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.19 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 2.0.0.19. Such
versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- There are several stability bugs in the browser engine
that could lead to crashes with evidence of memory
corruption. (MFSA 2008-60)

- XBL bindings can be used to read data from other
domains. (MFSA 2008-61)

- Sensitive data could be disclosed in an XHR response
when an XMLHttpRequest is made to a same-origin
resource, which 302 redirects to a resource in a
different domain. (MFSA 2008-64)

- A website may be able to access a limited amount of
data from a different domain by loading a same-domain
JavaScript URL, which redirects to an off-domain target
resource containing data that is not parsable as
JavaScript. (MFSA 2008-65)

- Errors arise when parsing URLs with leading whitespace
and control characters. (MFSA 2008-66)

- An escaped null byte is ignored by the CSS parser and
treated as if it was not present in the CSS input
string. (MFSA 2008-67)

- XSS and JavaScript privilege escalation are possible.
(MFSA 2008-68)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-60/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-61/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-64/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-65/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-66/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-67/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-68/
http://www.nessus.org/u?cbd43b16

Solution :

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.19 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

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