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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025135
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025135
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0061, CVE-2011-0062   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 2 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1.8
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will exploit a flaw in ParanoidFragmentSink and potentially execute javascript: URLs and JavaScript code [CVE-2010-1585].

A remote user can create a specially crafted JPEG image that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and later execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2011-0061].

Jesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov, Olli Pettay, Gary Kwong, Jeff Walden, Henry Sivonen, Martijn Wargers, David Baron, Marcia Knous, Roberto Suggi Liverani, and Jordi Chancel reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.1.8).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-08.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-09.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2011/mfsa2011-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 2 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Mar 2 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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