Thunderbird ESR 17.x < 17.0.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69267


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


The installed version of Thunderbird ESR 17.x is prior to 17.0.8 and is, therefore, potentially affected the following vulnerabilities :

- Various errors exist that could allow memory corruption conditions. (CVE-2013-1701)

- Unspecified errors exist related to HTML frames and history handling, JavaScript URI handling and web workers using 'XMLHttpRequest' that could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714)

- An unspecified error exists related to generating 'Certificate Request Message Format' (CRMF) requests that could allow cross-site scripting attacks.

- An error exists related to Java applets and 'file:///' URIs that could allow read-only access to arbitrary files. (CVE-2013-1717)


Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR 17.0.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69267

File Name: macosx_thunderbird_17_0_8_esr.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2013/08/08

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 56557

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2013/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/06

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox toString console.time Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1701, CVE-2013-1709, CVE-2013-1710, CVE-2013-1713, CVE-2013-1714, CVE-2013-1717

BID: 61867, 61874, 61876, 61882, 61896, 61900

OSVDB: 96010, 96011, 96018, 96019, 96022, 96023

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990