Mozilla Thunderbird < 3.0.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5496

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 3.0.4 are affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple crashes can result in arbitrary code execution. (MFSA 2010-16)
- A select event handler for XUL tree items can be called after the item is deleted. (MFSA 2010-17)
- An error exists in the way '&lt;option&gt;' elements are inserted into a XUL tree '&lt;optgroup&gt;'. (MFSA 2010-18)
- Session renegotiations are not handled properly, which can be exploited to insert arbitrary plaintext by a man-in-the-middle. (MFSA 2010-22)
- XML documents fail to call certain security checks when loading new content. (MFSA 2010-24)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.0.4 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-16.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-17.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-18.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-19.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-20.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-22.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-24.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird30.html#thunderbird3.0.4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5496

File Name: 5496.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2010/03/31

Modified: 2017/02/02

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 45394

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0173, CVE-2010-0174, CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176, CVE-2010-0182

BID: 36935, 39079, 39122, 39123, 39125, 39128, 39479

IAVA: 2011-A-0066