Mozilla Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 64725


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


The installed version of Thunderbird ESR 17.x is potentially affected by the following security issues :

- Numerous memory safety errors exist. (CVE-2013-0783)

- An error exists related to Chrome Object Wrappers (COW) or System Only Wrappers (SOW) that could allow security bypass. (CVE-2013-0773)

- The file system location of the active browser profile could be disclosed and used in further attacks.

- A use-after-free error exists in the function 'nsImageLoadingContent'. (CVE-2013-0775)

- Spoofing HTTPS URLs is possible due to an error related to proxy '407' responses and embedded script code.

- A heap-based use-after-free error exists in the function 'nsOverflowContinuationTracker::Finish'. (CVE-2013-0780)

- A heap-based buffer overflow error exists in the function 'nsSaveAsCharset::DoCharsetConversion'.


Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR 17.0.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64725

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_1703_esr.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/02/20

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

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: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0773, CVE-2013-0774, CVE-2013-0775, CVE-2013-0776, CVE-2013-0780, CVE-2013-0782, CVE-2013-0783

BID: 58037, 58038, 58041, 58042, 58043, 58044, 58047

OSVDB: 90421, 90422, 90423, 90424, 90425, 90429, 90430