Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 31193

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Thunderbird is affected by various security issues :

- Several stability bugs exist leading to crashes which, in some cases, show traces of memory corruption.

- Several issues exist that allow scripts from page content to escape from their sandboxed context and/or run with chrome privileges, resulting in privilege escalation, cross-site scripting, and/or remote code execution.

- A directory traversal vulnerability exist via the 'chrome:' URI.

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists that can be triggered when viewing an email with an external MIME body.

- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities exist related to character encoding.

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-03/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-05/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-12/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2008-13/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31193

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_20012.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/02/27

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0304, CVE-2008-0412, CVE-2008-0413, CVE-2008-0415, CVE-2008-0416, CVE-2008-0418

BID: 27406, 27683, 28012, 29303

CWE: 22, 79, 119, 399