A vulnerability has been reported in Mozilla Thunderbird, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of external-body MIME types. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow with three bytes by tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted email.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in version 126.96.36.199. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 188.8.131.52.
Provided and/or discovered by: regenrecht, reported via iDefense.
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Subject: Mozilla Thunderbird MIME Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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