Multiple vulnerabilities in Mozilla Thunderbird



Published: 2024-05-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 6
CVE-ID CVE-2024-4367
CVE-2024-4767
CVE-2024-4768
CVE-2024-4769
CVE-2024-4770
CVE-2024-4777
CWE-ID CWE-843
CWE-399
CWE-357
CWE-209
CWE-416
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 6 vulnerabilities.

1) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU89537

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4367

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Type confusion

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when handling fonts in PDF.js. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website, trigger a type confusion error 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: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Resource management error

EUVDB-ID: #VU89538

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4767

CWE-ID: CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to browser does not delete IndexedDB files after browser window is closed if the `browser.privatebrowsing.autostart` preference is enabled. A local user can view the file and gain access to data browsed in private browsing mode.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Insufficient UI warning of dangerous operations

EUVDB-ID: #VU89540

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4768

CWE-ID: CWE-357 - Insufficient UI Warning of Dangerous Operations

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform clickjacking attack.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in the popup notifications' interaction with WebAuthn. A remote attacker can trick the victim into granting permissions to a malicious web application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Information Exposure Through an Error Message

EUVDB-ID: #VU89547

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4769

CWE-ID: CWE-209 - Information Exposure Through an Error Message

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to browser issues different error messages for application/javascript responses and non-script responses when importing resources using Web Workers. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website and learn information cross-origin

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU89548

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4770

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to crash the browser.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when saving a page to PDF. A remote attacker can trick the victim to save a specially crafted web page to PDF and crash the browser.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Mozilla Thunderbird: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

6) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU89549

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-4777

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

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: 102.0 - 115.10.2

External links

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2024-23/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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