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Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-09-24    Last Update:  2008-09-26    Views:  7,768

Secunia Advisory SA32007

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Mozilla Thunderbird, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, to disclose sensitive information, or to potentially compromise a user's system.

1) Several vulnerabilities can be exploited to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose sensitive information, or to potentially compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA31984

2) A boundary error exists in the processing of canceled newsgroup messages. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a newsgroup message having a specially crafted header.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 2.0.0.17.


Solution:
Update to version 2.0.0.17.

Provided and/or discovered by:
2) The vendor credits Georgi Guninski.

Original Advisory:
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-38.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-41.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-42.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-43.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-44.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-46.html

Deep Links:
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