Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.x < 3.0.10 Buffer Overflow

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5692

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.x prior to 3.0.10 are affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability when mixing 'document.write()' and DOM insertions. (MFSA 2010-73)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.0.10 or later.

See Also

http://www.norman.com/about_norman/press_center/news_archive/2010/129223

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-73.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird30.html#thunderbird3.0.10

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5692

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 10/28/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 50384

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox Interleaving document.write and appendChild Exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3765

BID: 44425