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:

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.

Upgrade to Thunderbird ESR version 10.0.8 or later.

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)

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