Mozilla Thunderbird < 60.7.1

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125949

Synopsis

A mail client installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Thunderbird installed on the remote macOS or Mac OS X host is prior to 60.7.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the mfsa2019-17 advisory.

- A flaw in Thunderbird's implementation of iCal causes a heap buffer overflow in parsergetnextchar when processing certain email messages, resulting in a potentially exploitable crash. (CVE-2019-11703)

- A flaw in Thunderbird's implementation of iCal causes a heap buffer overflow in icalmemorystrdupanddequote when processing certain email messages, resulting in a potentially exploitable crash. (CVE-2019-11704)

- A flaw in Thunderbird's implementation of iCal causes a stack buffer overflow in icalrecuraddbydayrules when processing certain email messages, resulting in a potentially exploitable crash. (CVE-2019-11705)

- A flaw in Thunderbird's implementation of iCal causes a type confusion in icaltimezonegetvtimezoneproperties when processing certain email messages, resulting in a crash.
(CVE-2019-11706)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird version 60.7.1 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2019-17/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125949

File Name: macos_thunderbird_60_7_1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 6/18/2019

Updated: 10/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11705

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Thunderbird/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11703, CVE-2019-11704, CVE-2019-11705, CVE-2019-11706

MFSA: 2019-17