Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.x < 3.1.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6309
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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 3.1.x prior to 3.1.18 are affected by the following security issues :

- A use-after-free error exists related to removed nsDOMAttribute child nodes. (CVE-2011-3659)
- The IPv6 literal syntax in web addresses is not being properly enforced. (CVE-2011-3670)
- Various memory safety issues exist. (CVE-2012-0442)
- Memory corruption errors exist related to the decoding of Ogg Vorbis files and processing of malformed XSLT stylesheets. (CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 3.1.18 or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-01.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-02.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-04.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-07.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-08.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/thunderbird31.html#thunderbird3.1.18

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6309

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2/7/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 57771, 57776

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/31/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/31/2012

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Metasploit (Firefox 8/9 AttributeChildRemoved() Use-After-Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3659, CVE-2011-3670, CVE-2012-0442, CVE-2012-0444, CVE-2012-0449

BID: 51753, 51754, 51755, 51756, 51786