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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird nsTreeSelection and nsTreeContentView Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023782
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023782
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0175, CVE-2010-0176   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 31 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML-based e-mail that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a use-after-free memory error in nsTreeSelection and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML-based e-mail containing '<option>' elements in an XUL tree '<optgroup>' that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a dangling pointer flaw in nsTreeContentView and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-0176]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

regenrecht reported these vulnerabilities via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.

Impact:   A remote user can create an e-mail message that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.4).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-17.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-18.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-17.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 31 Mar 2010 04:38:22 +0000
Subject:  Mozilla Thunderbird


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-17.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-18.html

CVE-2010-0175
CVE-2010-0176
 
 


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