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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:  1024846
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024846
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-3768, CVE-2010-3769, CVE-2010-3776, CVE-2010-3777, CVE-2010-3778   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 10 2010
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:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.11, 3.1.7).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-74.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-75.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-78.html

Vendor URL:  www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-74.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.
Dec 10 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Dec 10 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
May 2 2011 (Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 10 Dec 2010 03:30:47 +0000
Subject:  Mozilla Thunderbird


http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-74.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-75.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2010/mfsa2010-78.html

CVE-2010-3768
CVE-2010-3769
CVE-2010-3776
CVE-2010-3777
CVE-2010-3778

 
 


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