Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Thunderbird ESR Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2012-10-15 12:13:07
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attackers to conduct cross site scripting attacks, cause a denial of service memory corruption and application crash or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Affected Versions:
Thunderbird ESR versions 10.x before 10.0.8 on Mac OS X

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to - memory corruption issues - An error within Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) when handling the 'InstallTrigger' object can be exploited to access certain privileged functions and properties. - Use-after-free in the IME State Manager code. - combination of invoking full screen mode and navigating backwards in history could, in some circumstances, cause a hang or crash due to a timing dependent use-after-free pointer reference. - Several methods of a feature used for testing (DOMWindowUtils) are not protected by existing security checks, allowing these methods to be called through script by web pages. - An error when GetProperty function is invoked through JSAPI, security checking can be bypassed when getting cross-origin properties. - An issue with spoofing of the location property. - Use-after-free, buffer overflow, and out of bounds read issues. - The location property can be accessed by binary plugins through top.location and top can be shadowed by Object.define Property as well. This can allow for possible XSS attacks through plugins. - several memory safety bugs in the browser engine used in mozilla products.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR version 10.0.8 or later.

Summary:
The host is installed with Mozilla Thunderbird ESR and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4188
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4187
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4186
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4185
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4184
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3982
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3990
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3988
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3986
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3991
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3992
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4183
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4182
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4181
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4180
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-4179
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3995
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3994
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3993
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3983

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55856

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/50856
http://secunia.com/advisories/50935
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-86.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-83.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-74.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-87.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-79.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-77.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-81.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-84.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-85.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-82.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-74.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-83.html
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2012-10-15
Modified
2018-10-25
Category
General

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