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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:   Mozilla.org
Mozilla Thunderbird Proxy Response Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code in the Context of an SSL-Protected Domain
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022396
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022396
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1836   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 12 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 12 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.0.22
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed on the target user's system within the context of an SSL-protected domain.

A remote proxy server can return a specially crafted non HTTP 200 message in response to a CONNECT request to cause arbitrary code to be executed within the context of the SSL-protected domain of the request. The code will be incorrectly rendered within the context of the HTTP Host header in the original request.

Mozilla SeaMonkey is affected.

Microsoft security researchers Shuo Chen, Ziqing Mao, Yi-Min Wang, and Ming Zhang reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed on the target user's system within the context of an SSL-protected domain.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor plans to include a fix in version 2.0.0.22.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-27.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-27.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:23:52 -0400
Subject:  Mozilla Thunderbird


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-27.html

CVE-2009-1836

 
 


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