Thunderbird 3.1 < 3.1.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

high Nessus Plugin ID 57776

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.18 or later.

See Also

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-01/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-02/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-04/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-07/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2012-08/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57776

File Name: macosx_thunderbird_3_1_18.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2/1/2012

Updated: 7/14/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/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: 1/31/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/31/2012

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