Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.4 nsHTMLEditor Use-After-Free (Mac OS X)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65190
The remote Mac OS X host contains a mail client that is potentially affected by a use-after-free vulnerability.
The installed version of Thunderbird ESR 17.x is potentially affected a use-after-free vulnerability. An error exists in the HTML editor (nsHTMLEditor) related to content script and the calling of the function 'document.execCommand' while internal editor operations are running. The previously freed memory can be dereferenced and could lead to arbitrary code execution.