Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8215
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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 prior to 24.5 are unpatched against the following vulnerabilities :

- Use-after-free vulnerabilities in nsHostResolver and imgLoader, which can crash with a potentially exploitable condition (CVE-2014-1532, CVE-2014-1531)
- A non-exploitable out-of-bounds read when decoding JPG images (CVE-2014-1523)
- Privilege escalation for scripts when sites that have been granted notification permissions by a user can bypass security checks on source components for the Web Notification API (CVE-2014-1529)
- A potentially exploitable buffer overflow when a script uses a non-XBL object as an XBL object (CVE-2014-1524)
- A cross-site scripting vulnerability using browser navigations through history to load a website with the page's base URI pointing to a different site (CVE-2014-1530)
- Various memory safety hazards (CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1519)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.5, or later.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-46.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-44.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-43.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-42.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-38.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-37.html

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-34.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8215

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 5/5/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 73770

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/29/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1523, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1530, CVE-2014-1531, CVE-2014-1532, CVE-2014-1519

BID: 66356, 67123, 67129, 67130, 67131, 67134, 67135, 67137, 67125