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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030794
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030794
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1553, CVE-2014-1554, CVE-2014-1562, CVE-2014-1563, CVE-2014-1564, CVE-2014-1565, CVE-2014-1567   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 3 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 24.8, 31.1
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 HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2014-1553, CVE-2014-1554, CVE-2014-1562].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free in animating SVG content [CVE-2014-1563].

A remote user can create a specially crafted GIF image that, when rendered by the target user, will access uninitialized memory [CVE-2014-1564].

A remote user can trigger an out-of-bounds read in mozilla::dom::AudioEventTimeline() the creation of an audio timeline in Web Audio to read random memory contents [CVE-2014-1565].

A remote user can trigger a use-after-free in text layout in DirectionalityUtils() [CVE-2014-1567].

Jan de Mooij, Christian Holler, Karl Tomlinson, Randell Jesup, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, JW Wang, David Weir, Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team, Google security researcher Michal Zalewski, regenrecht (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative), and Holger Fuhrmannek reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML 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 (24.8, 31.1).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-67.html
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-68.html
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-69.html
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-70.html
https://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-72.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2014/mfsa2014-67.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.
Sep 3 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws 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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