Mozilla Thunderbird 24.x < 24.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 76764


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


The version of Thunderbird 24.x installed on the remote host is a version prior to 24.7. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- When a pair of NSSCertificate structures are added to a trust domain and then one of them is removed during use, a use-after-free error occurs which may cause the application to crash. This crash is potentially exploitable. (CVE-2014-1544)

- There are multiple memory safety hazards within the browser engine. These hazards may lead to memory corruption vulnerabilities, which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1547, CVE-2014-1548)

- There is a potential use-after-free issue in DirectWrite font handling. This may allow an attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code within the context of the user running the application. (CVE-2014-1551)

- Triggering the FireOnStateChange event has the potential to crash the application. This may lead to a use-after-free and an exploitable crash.

- When using the Cesium JavaScript library to generate WebGL content, the application may crash. This crash is potentially exploitable. (CVE-2014-1556)


Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76764

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_24_7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/07/24

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2014/07/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1544, CVE-2014-1547, CVE-2014-1548, CVE-2014-1551, CVE-2014-1555, CVE-2014-1557

BID: 68811, 68814, 68816, 68817, 68818, 68822, 68824

OSVDB: 109409, 109410, 109411, 109412, 109413, 109414, 109415, 109416, 109417, 109418, 109419, 109420, 109421, 109422, 109423, 109424, 109425, 109426, 109427, 109428, 109429, 109430, 109431, 109432, 109433, 109434, 109436, 109438, 109439