Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8292


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


Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 24.6 are unpatched against the following vulnerabilities :

- Use-after-free issue in the SMIL Animation Controller, among other use-after-free and out-of-bounds issues, which may be exploited via web content to induce a potentially exploitable crash. (CVE-2014-1541, CVE-2014-1536, CVE-2014-1537, CVE-2014-1538)
- Click-jacking that can be exploited due to cursor invisibility when leaving an embedded flash object (Note, only OS X is affected: CVE-2014-1539)
- Other miscellaneous memory safety hazards (CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534)


Upgrade to Thunderbird 24.6, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8292

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2014/06/11

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 74441

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:thunderbird

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1534, CVE-2014-1536, CVE-2014-1537, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1539, CVE-2014-1541, CVE-2014-1545

BID: 67964, 67965, 67966, 67967, 67971, 67975, 67976, 67979

IAVA: 2016-A-0293