Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57776


The remote Mac OS X host contains an email client that is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of Thunderbird 3.1 is earlier than 3.1.18. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists related to removed nsDOMAttribute child nodes.(CVE-2011-3659)

- The IPv6 literal syntax in web addresses is not being properly enforced. (CVE-2011-3670)

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2012-0442)

- Memory corruption errors exist related to the decoding of Ogg Vorbis files and processing of malformed XSLT stylesheets. (CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449)


Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.18 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57776

File Name: macosx_thunderbird_3_1_18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2012/02/01

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 56557

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Thunderbird/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/31

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Metasploit (Firefox 8/9 AttributeChildRemoved() Use-After-Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3659, CVE-2011-3670, CVE-2012-0442, CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449

BID: 51753, 51754, 51755, 51756, 51786

OSVDB: 78733, 78734, 78736, 78739, 78740, 78774