Mozilla Thunderbird < 31.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8745
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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 31.6 are prone to the following vulnerabilities :

- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists which relates to anchor navigation. A remote attacker can exploit this to bypass same-origin policy protections, allowing a possible execution of arbitrary scripts in a privileged context. (CVE-2015-0801)
- A cross-site request forgery (XSRF) vulnerability exists in the 'sendBeacon()' function due to cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) requests following 30x redirections. (CVE-2015-0807)
- A use-after-free vulnerability affects the 'AppendElements()' function when the Fluendo MP3 plugin for GStreamer is used. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a specially crafted MP3 file. (CVE-2015-0813)
- Multiple memory safety issues exist within the browser engine. A remote attacker can exploit these to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0814, CVE-2015-0815)
- A privilege escalation vulnerability exists related to documents loaded through a 'resource:' URL. An attacker can exploit this to load pages and execute JavaScript with elevated privileges. (CVE-2015-0816)

Solution

Upgrade to Thunderbird 31.6, or later.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2015-30.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2015-31.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2015-33.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2015-37.html

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2015-40.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8745

Family: SMTP Clients

Published: 4/29/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 5558

Nessus ID: 82504, 82501

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/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:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2015

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox PDF.js Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0801, CVE-2015-0807, CVE-2015-0813, CVE-2015-0815, CVE-2015-0816, CVE-2015-0814

BID: 73455, 73457, 73461, 73463, 73464, 73466

IAVA: 2015-A-0069