Mozilla Thunderbird < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 35977


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


The installed version of Thunderbird is earlier than Such versions are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- There are several stability bugs in the browser engine that could lead to crashes with evidence of memory corruption. (MFSA 2009-01)

- By exploiting stability bugs in the browser engine, it might be possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system under certain conditions. (MFSA 2009-07)

- It might be possible for a website to read arbitrary XML data from another domain by using nsIRDFService and a cross-domain redirect. (MFSA 2009-09)

- Vulnerabilities in the PNG libraries used by Mozilla could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the remote system. (MFSA 2009-10)

- A URI-spoofing vulnerability exists because the application fails to adequately handle specific characters in IDN subdomains. (MFSA 2009-15)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35977

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_20021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/03/20

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2009/02/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0040, CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0353, CVE-2009-0652, CVE-2009-0771, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0773, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0776

BID: 33598, 33827, 33837, 33990

OSVDB: 51929, 51931, 51932, 51933, 51934, 51935, 51936, 51937, 51938, 51939, 51940, 52444, 52445, 52446, 52447, 52448, 52449, 52451, 52659, 53315, 53316, 53317

CWE: 94, 200, 399