SecurityTracker.com
Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities
with SecurityTracker!
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 
Sign Up
Sign Up for Your FREE Weekly SecurityTracker E-mail Alert Summary
Instant Alerts
Buy our Premium Vulnerability Notification Service to receive customized, instant alerts
Affiliates
Put SecurityTracker Vulnerability Alerts on Your Web Site -- It's Free!
Partners
Become a Partner and License Our Database or Notification Service
Report a Bug
Report a vulnerability that you have found to SecurityTracker
bugs
@
securitytracker.com






Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Multipart/Alternative Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022433
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022433
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2210   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 30 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 24 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.22
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted multipart/alternative mail message with a text/enhanced part that, when viewed by the target user, will cause the target user's mail client to crash. The nature of the crash indicates that arbitrary code execution may be possible. However, the report did not confirm code execution.

Bernd Jendrissek reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can send an e-mail message that, when viewed by the target user, will cause the target user's application to crash. Code execution may be possible.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.0.22).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-33.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-33.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 30 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix for SeaMonkey) Mozilla Thunderbird Multipart/Alternative Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for SeaMonkey Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 23 Jun 2009 20:59:50 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Thunderbird


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-33.html


 
 


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

Copyright 2014, SecurityGlobal.net LLC