Mozilla Thunderbird < 31.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8589

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 31.3 are prone to the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple Unspecified Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities.(CVE-2014-1587)(CVE-2014-1588)
- Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities requiring interactive access to exploit.(CVE-2014-1595)
- Security Vulnerability due to bad casting from BasicThebesLayer to BasicContainerLayer.(CVE-2014-1594)
- Denial of Service Vulnerability can occur when passing a js object to XMLHttpRequest that mimics an input stream.(CVE-2014-1590)
- Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability when creating a second root element during the parsing of an HTML5 document which contains 'document.open()'.(CVE-2014-1592)
- Buffer Overflow Vulnerability when handling specially crafted media content.(CVE-2014-1593)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 31.3, or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-83.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-85.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-87.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-88.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-89.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-90.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-91.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8589

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 2014/12/04

Modified: 2016/03/17

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 79663, 79666, 79680, 79683

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1587, CVE-2014-1588, CVE-2014-1590, CVE-2014-1592, CVE-2014-1593, CVE-2014-1594, CVE-2014-1595

BID: 71398, 71397, 71396, 71395, 71394, 71392, 71391