Mozilla Thunderbird < 31.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Thunderbird installed on the remote Windows host is
prior to 31.4. It is, therefore, affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- Multiple unspecified memory safety issues exist within
the browser engine. (CVE-2014-8634, CVE-2014-8635)

- A flaw exists in 'navigator.sendBeacon()' in which it
does not follow the cross-origin resource sharing
specification. This results in requests from
'sendBeacon()' lacking an 'origin' header. This allows
malicious sites to perform XSRF attacks. (CVE-2014-8638)

- A flaw exists when receiving 407 Proxy Authentication
responses with a 'set-cookie' header. This can allow
a session-fixation attack. (CVE-2014-8639)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Thunderbird 31.4 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 80524 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72046

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8639

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