Mozilla Thunderbird < 1.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3258
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Mozilla Thunderbird mail client. This version of Thunderbird is vulnerable to a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) or sniffing vulnerability where an attacker can determine user credentials even when encryption is enabled. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need access to the local network. In addition, the client is vulnerable to a flaw where attackers can spoof attachment types. An attacker exploiting this flaw would craft a malicious email and entice a user to open a seemingly innocuous attachment.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5 or higher.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3258

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 10/14/2005

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1330

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox location.QueryInterface() Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4134, CVE-2006-0292, CVE-2006-0296, CVE-2006-0884, CVE-2006-0295, CVE-2006-0236, CVE-2006-0294, CVE-2006-0297, CVE-2006-0298, CVE-2006-0299, CVE-2006-0293, CVE-2005-3402

BID: 16476, 16770, 15106, 16271