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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
(Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025470
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025470
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-3768, CVE-2010-3776, CVE-2010-3777   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 2 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0 prior to 3.0.11, 3.1 prior to 3.1.7
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 a specially crafted e-mail that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Jesee Ruderman, Andreas Gal, Nils, Brian Hackett, Igor Bukanov, Dirk Heinrich, Red Hat Security Response Team member Marc Schoenefeld, and Mozilla security researcher Christoph Diehl reported these vulnerabilities.

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:   Oracle has issued a fix for CVE-2010-3768, CVE-2010-3776, and CVE-2010-3777.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_mozilla_thunderbird

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-74.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, OpenSolaris

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