Multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird



Published: 2021-02-23
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 4
CVE-ID CVE-2021-23969
CVE-2021-23968
CVE-2021-23973
CVE-2021-23978
CWE-ID CWE-358
CWE-200
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Mozilla Thunderbird
Client/Desktop applications / Messaging software

Vendor Mozilla

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 4 vulnerabilities.

1) Improperly implemented security check for standard

EUVDB-ID: #VU50879

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23969

CWE-ID: CWE-358 - Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation of W3C Content Security Policy. Under certain types of redirects Firefox incorrectly sets the source file to be the destination of the redirects. A remote attacker can gain knowledge of the destination URL.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 78.0 - 78.7.1, 68.0 - 68.12.1, 60.0 - 60.9.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-09/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Improperly implemented security check for standard

EUVDB-ID: #VU50881

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23968

CWE-ID: CWE-358 - Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation of W3C Content Security Policy. If Content Security Policy blocked frame navigation, the full destination of a redirect served in the frame was reported in the violation report; as opposed to the original frame URI. A remote attacker can gain knowledge of sensitive information contained in such URIs.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 78.0 - 78.7.1, 68.0 - 68.12.1, 60.0 - 60.9.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-09/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU50888

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23973

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output via a decoding error, when trying to load a cross-origin resource in an audio/video context. A remote attacker can gain access to information about the resource.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 78.0 - 78.7.1, 68.0 - 68.12.1, 60.0 - 60.9.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-09/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU50889

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-23978

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted webpage, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 78.0 - 78.7.1, 68.0 - 68.12.1, 60.0 - 60.9.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2021-09/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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