Mozilla Thunderbird < 45.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96269

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Mozilla Thunderbird installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 45.6. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple memory corruption issues exists, such as when handling document state changes or HTML5 content, or else due to dereferencing already freed memory or improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9893)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists due to event handlers for marquee elements being executed despite a Content Security Policy (CSP) that disallowed inline JavaScript. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to impact integrity. (CVE-2016-9895)

- A memory corruption issue exists in libGLES when WebGL functions use a vector constructor with a varying array within libGLES. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9897)

- A use-after-free error exists in Editor, specifically within file editor/libeditor/HTMLEditor.cpp, when handling DOM subtrees. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-9898)

- A use-after-free error exists in the nsNodeUtils::CloneAndAdopt() function within file dom/base/nsNodeUtils.cpp, while manipulating DOM events and removing audio elements, due to improper handling of failing node adoption. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-9899)

- A security bypass vulnerability exists in the nsDataDocumentContentPolicy::ShouldLoad() function within file dom/base/nsDataDocumentContentPolicy.cpp that allows external resources to be inappropriately loaded by SVG images by utilizing 'data:' URLs. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive cross-domain information.
(CVE-2016-9900)

- An information disclosure vulnerability exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to determine whether an atom is used by another compartment or zone in specific contexts, by utilizing a JavaScript Map/Set timing attack. (CVE-2016-9904)

- A flaw exists in the nsDocument::EnumerateSubDocuments() function within file dom/base/nsDocument.cpp when adding and removing sub-documents. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted web page, to corrupt memory, resulting in a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-9905)

Solution

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird version 45.6 or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-96/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96269

File Name: mozilla_thunderbird_45_6.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/01/03

Updated: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 20862

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Required KB Items: Mozilla/Thunderbird/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9893, CVE-2016-9895, CVE-2016-9897, CVE-2016-9898, CVE-2016-9899, CVE-2016-9900, CVE-2016-9904, CVE-2016-9905

BID: 94884, 94885

MFSA: 2016-96