Mozilla Thunderbird < 2.0.0.24 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5480

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/mfsa2009-62.html

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

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5480

File Name: 5480.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2010/03/19

Modified: 2016/03/17

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 45110

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/03/18

Reference Information

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

BID: 37366, 38831