Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8071

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 24.2 are prone to the following vulnerabilities :

- Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2013-5609, CVE-2013-5610)
- Use-after-free in event listeners, table editing user interface, synthetic mouse movement can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-5616, CVE-2013-5613, CVE-2013-5618)
- Segmentation violation when replacing ordered list elements in a document via script can lead to a potentially exploitable crash (CVE-2013-6671)
- Extended validation root certificates remain trusted even if the user has explicitly removes the trust. (CVE-2013-6673)
- GetElementIC typed arrays can be generated outside observed typesets, with unknown security impact (CVE-2013-5615)
- Issues in the JPEG image processing library can allow arbitrary memory to be read, as well as cross-domain theft (CVE-2013-6629, CVE-2013-6630)
- An intermediary CA that is chained up to a root within Mozilla's root store was revoked for supplying an intermediate certificate that allowed a man-in-the-middle proxy to perform traffic management of domain names and IP addresses the certificate holder did not own or control.

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.2, or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-104.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-108.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-109.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-111.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-113.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-114.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-115.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-116.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-117.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 8071

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2013/12/16

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 71349

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5615, CVE-2013-5619, CVE-2013-6671, CVE-2013-5618, CVE-2013-5616, CVE-2013-5610, CVE-2013-5609

BID: 64216, 64213, 64212, 64211, 64209, 64206, 64204