Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a mail client may be affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Thunderbird 3.1 is earlier than 3.1.12. As
such, it is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- 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 planting 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)

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-32/

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.12 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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