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Category:   Application (E-mail Client)  >   Mozilla Thunderbird Vendors:
Mozilla Thunderbird Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024139
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1196, CVE-2010-1199, CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1201, CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 23 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.5
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 create a specially crafted HTML-based e-mail message that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1201, CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203, CVE-2010-1196, CVE-2010-1199]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Olli Pettay, Martijn Wargers, Justin Lebar, Jesse Ruderman, Ben Turner, Jonathan Kew, David Humphrey, boardraider, stedenon, Bob Clary, Igor Bukanov, Gary Kwong, Andreas Gal, David Anderson, Nils of MWR InfoSecurity, and Martin Barbella (via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative) 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 (3.0.5).

The vendor's advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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