Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.1 / 17.0.10 (ESR) Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8046


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


Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to version 24.1 (or ESR version 17.0.10) are prone to the following vulnerabilities :

- Miscellaneous use-after-free issues in the browsing engine (CVE-2013-5599, CVE-2013-5600, CVE-2013-5601)
- Memory corruption in the Javascript engine when using workers with direct proxy (CVE-2013-5602)
- Use-after-free issues when interacting with HTML templates (CVE-2013-5603)
- Security bypass via iframe injection using PDF.js (CVE-2013-5598)
- Miscellaneous memory safety issues in the browser engine (CVE-2013-5590, CVE-2013-5591, CVE-2013-5592, CVE-2013-1739)
- Address spoofing in the addressbar via SELECT element, which can lead to clickjacking and other spoof attacks (CVE-2013-5593)
- Access violation due to uninitialized data in XSLT processing (CVE-2013-5604)
- Potential buffer/memory overflows in the Javascript engine (CVE-2013-5595)
- Race condition causing a crash on extremely large pages (CVE-2013-5596)
- A use-after-free issue during state change events when updating the offline cache (CVE-2013-5597)


Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.1 (or ESR version 17.0.10) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 8046

File Name: 8046.prm

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2013/10/31

Modified: 2017/02/02

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 70702

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1739, CVE-2013-5590, CVE-2013-5591, CVE-2013-5592, CVE-2013-5593, CVE-2013-5595, CVE-2013-5596, CVE-2013-5597, CVE-2013-5598, CVE-2013-5599, CVE-2013-5600, CVE-2013-5601, CVE-2013-5602, CVE-2013-5603, CVE-2013-5604

BID: 62966, 63405, 63415, 63416, 63417, 63418, 63419, 63420, 63421, 63422, 63423, 63424, 63427, 63428, 63429, 63430

IAVA: 2016-A-0293