Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.x < 3.1.6 Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5693

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.x prior to 3.1.6 are affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability when mixing 'document.write()' and DOM insertions. (MFSA 2010-73)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.6 or later.

See Also

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

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird31.html#thunderbird3.1.6

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5693

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2010/10/28

Modified: 2016/03/17

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 50385

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: 2010/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/10/26

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3765

BID: 44425