Mozilla Thunderbird 6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801344

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Thunderbird 6.0 is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- If an attacker could trick a user into holding down the 'Enter' key, via a malicious game, for example, a malicious application or extension could be downloaded or executed. (CVE-2011-2372, CVE-2011-3001)

- Unspecified errors exist that can be exploited to corrupt memory. No additional information is avialable at this time. (CVE-2011-2995, CVE-2011-2997)

- A weakness exists when handling the 'Location' header. This can lead to response splitting attacks when visiting a vulnerable web server. The same fix has been applied to the headers 'Content-Length' and 'Content-Disposition. (CVE-2011-3000)

- A use-after-free error exists when parsing OGG headers. (CVE-2011-3005)

- There is an unspecified error within the YARR regular expression library that can be exploited to corrupt memory. (CVE-2011-3232)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 7.0 or later.

See Also

http://.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird.html#thunderbird7

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-36.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-39.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-40.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-42.html

http://.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-44.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801344

File Name: 801344.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2011/09/29

Nessus ID: 56336

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2372, CVE-2011-2995, CVE-2011-2997, CVE-2011-3000, CVE-2011-3001, CVE-2011-3005, CVE-2011-3232

BID: 49808, 49811, 49837, 49849, 49850