Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.24 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5480
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Synopsis

The remote host has an email client installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 2.0.0.24 are affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The columns of a XUL tree element can be manipulated in a particular way which would leave a pointer owned by the column pointing to freed memory. (MFSA 2009-49)
- A heap-based buffer overflow exists in Mozilla's string to floating point number conversion routines. (MFSA 2009-59)
- It is possible to obfuscate the name of files to be downloaded by using a right-to-left override character (RTL). (MFSA 2009-62)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 2.0.0.24 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-07.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-49.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-62.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-59.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.24

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5480

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 3/19/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 45110

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/16/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/18/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2009-2463, CVE-2009-3072, CVE-2009-3075, CVE-2009-3077, CVE-2009-3376, CVE-2010-0163, CVE-2010-0161

BID: 38831, 37366