Mozilla Thunderbird < 45.5.1 nsSMILTimeContainer.cpp SVG Animation RCE (macOS)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote macOS or Mac OS X host contains a mail client that is
affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Mozilla Thunderbird installed on the remote macOS or
Mac OS X host is prior to 45.5.1. It is, therefore, affected by a
use-after-free error in dom/smil/nsSMILTimeContainer.cpp when handling
SVG animations. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this
issue, via a specially crafted web page, to deference already freed
memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird version 45.5.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95473 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94591

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9079

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