Mozilla Thunderbird 17.x < 17.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 66481

Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Thunderbird 17.x is a version prior to 17.0.5 and is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2013-0801)

- It is possible to call a content level constructor that allows for the constructor to have chrome privileged access. (CVE-2013-1670)

- A local privilege escalation issues exists in the Mozilla Maintenance Service. (CVE-2013-1672)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists when resizing video while playing. (CVE-2013-1674)

- Some 'DOMSVGZoomEvent' functions are used without being properly initialized, which could lead to information disclosure. (CVE-2013-1675)

- Multiple memory corruption issues exist. (CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 17.0.6 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-41/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-42/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-44/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-46/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-47/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2013-48/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 66481

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_1706.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/16/2013

Updated: 3/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1681

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2013

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 3/24/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0801, CVE-2013-1670, CVE-2013-1672, CVE-2013-1674, CVE-2013-1675, CVE-2013-1676, CVE-2013-1677, CVE-2013-1678, CVE-2013-1679, CVE-2013-1680, CVE-2013-1681

BID: 59855, 59858, 59859, 59860, 59861, 59862, 59863, 59864, 59865, 59868, 59872