Mozilla Thunderbird < 6.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55887

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Thunderbird is earlier than 6.0 and thus, is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Several memory safety bugs exist in the browser engine that may permit remote code execution. (CVE-2011-2985, CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992)

- A dangling pointer vulnerability exists in an SVG text manipulation routine. (CVE-2011-0084)

- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL when using an overly long shader program. (CVE-2011-2988)

- A heap overflow vulnerability exists in WebGL's ANGLE library. (CVE-2011-2987)

- A cross-origin data theft vulnerability exists when using canvas and Windows D2D hardware acceleration.
(CVE-2011-2986)

- There is an error in the implementation of the 'window.location' JavaScript object when creating named frames. This can be exploited to bypass the same-origin policy and potentially conduct cross-site scripting attacks.(CVE-2011-2999)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 6.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-31/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2011-38/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55887

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_60.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/08/17

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0084, CVE-2011-2985, CVE-2011-2986, CVE-2011-2987, CVE-2011-2988, CVE-2011-2989, CVE-2011-2991, CVE-2011-2992, CVE-2011-2999

BID: 49213, 49224, 49226, 49227, 49239, 49242, 49243, 49245, 49848