Mozilla Thunderbird < 17.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 65807


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


The installed version of Thunderbird is earlier than 17.0.5 and thus, is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0788, CVE-2013-0789)

- An out-of-bounds memory read error exists related to 'CERT_DecodeCertPackage' and certificate decoding.

- A memory corruption error exists related to PNG image files when 'gfx.color_management.enablev4' is manually enabled in the application's configuration.

- An error exists related to navigation, history and improper 'baseURI' property values that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-0793)

- An error exists related to tab-modal dialog boxes that could be used in phishing attacks. (CVE-2013-0794)

- An error exists related to 'cloneNode' that can allow 'System Only Wrapper' (SOW) to be bypassed, thus violating the same origin policy and possibly leading to privilege escalation and code execution.

- A DLL loading vulnerability exists that could lead to code execution. (CVE-2013-0797)

- A buffer overflow error exists related to the Mozilla Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-0799)

- An out-of-bounds write error exists related to the Cairo graphics library. (CVE-2013-0800)


Upgrade to Thunderbird 17.0.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65807

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_1705.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/04/04

Modified: 2017/06/09

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2013/04/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0788, CVE-2013-0789, CVE-2013-0791, CVE-2013-0792, CVE-2013-0793, CVE-2013-0794, CVE-2013-0795, CVE-2013-0797, CVE-2013-0799, CVE-2013-0800

BID: 58819, 58821, 58824, 58825, 58826, 58827, 58828, 58835, 58836, 58837

OSVDB: 91874, 91875, 91876, 91878, 91880, 91881, 91882, 91883, 91885, 91886