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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029721
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029721
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1477, CVE-2014-1478, CVE-2014-1479, CVE-2014-1481, CVE-2014-1482, CVE-2014-1486, CVE-2014-1487, CVE-2014-1490, CVE-2014-1491   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 5 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 24.3
Description:   Multiple 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 obtain potentially sensitive information.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2014-1477, CVE-2014-1478]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can bypass System Only Wrappers (SOW) by using XML Binding Language (XBL) content scopes to clone protected XUL elements and obtain potentially sensitive information [CVE-2014-1479].

The native getters on window objects are handled differently by different JavaScript engines, which may allow some security checks to be bypassed [CVE-2014-1481].

A remote user can exploit a flaw in RasterImage to write to other memory locations and potentially cause the application to crash [CVE-2014-1482].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free in the imgRequestProxy() function [CVE-2014-1486].

A remote user can exploit a Web Worker error message flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from a different domain [CVE-2014-1487].

Some flaws in libssl's session ticket processing may allow a local user to gain elevated privileges or a remote user to execute arbitrary code [CVE-2014-1490].

The system may use an incorrect public Diffie Hellman key value [CVE-2014-1491].

Christian Holler, Terrence Cole, Jesse Ruderman, Gary Kwong, Eric Rescorla, Jonathan Kew, Dan Gohman, Ryan VanderMeulen, Sotaro Ikeda, Carsten Book, Andrew Sutherland, Byron Campen, Nicholas Nethercote, Paul Adenot, David Baron, Julian Seward, Cody Crews,
Fredrik 'Flonka' Lonnqvist, Arthur Gerkis (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative), Masato Kinugawa, Brian Smith, Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan of the
Prosecco research team at INRIA Paris, and Boris Zbarsky reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (24.3).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-01.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-02.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-04.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-08.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-13.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-01.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.
Feb 5 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.



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