Vulnerability Details

Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct 12 (Mac OS X)

Published: 2013-07-12 06:15:08
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attackers to conduct cross-site scripting, clickjacking attacks or cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected Versions:
Thunderbird versions before 16.0 on Mac OS X

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to - An error while handling navigation away from a web page that has multiple menus of SELECT elements active, which allows remote attackers to conduct clickjacking attacks. - An invalid cast when using the instance of operator on certain types of JavaScript objects. - An error when implementing the HTML5 Same Origin Policy, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by leveraging initial-origin access after document.domain has been set.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Thunderbird version 16.0 or later.

Summary:
The host is installed with Mozilla Thunderbird 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-2012-5354
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3989
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3985
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-3984

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/mfsa2012-76.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-75.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2012/mfsa2012-80.html
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2013-07-12
Modified
2018-10-25
Category
General

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