SECUNIA ADVISORY SA12526 Mozilla Multiple Vulnerabilities

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  1. nick s

    nick s Registered Member

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    Mozilla Multiple Vulnerabilities

    SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
    SA12526

    VERIFY ADVISORY:
    http://secunia.com/advisories/12526/

    CRITICAL:
    Highly critical

    IMPACT:
    Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive
    information, System access

    WHERE:
    From remote

    SOFTWARE:
    Mozilla Thunderbird 0.x
    http://secunia.com/product/2637/
    Mozilla Firefox 0.x
    http://secunia.com/product/3256/
    Mozilla 1.7.x
    http://secunia.com/product/3691/
    Mozilla 1.6
    http://secunia.com/product/3101/
    Mozilla 1.5
    http://secunia.com/product/2478/
    Mozilla 1.4
    http://secunia.com/product/1481/
    Mozilla 1.3
    http://secunia.com/product/1480/
    Mozilla 1.2
    http://secunia.com/product/3100/
    Mozilla 1.1
    http://secunia.com/product/98/
    Mozilla 1.0
    http://secunia.com/product/97/
    Mozilla 0.x
    http://secunia.com/product/772/

    DESCRIPTION:
    Details have been released about several vulnerabilities in Mozilla,
    Mozilla Firefox, and Thunderbird. These can potentially be exploited
    by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, access
    and modify sensitive information, and compromise a user's system.

    1) Various boundary errors in "nsMsgCompUtils.cpp" can be exploited
    to cause heap-based buffer overflows when a specially crafted e-mail
    is forwarded.

    Successful exploitation can potentially lead to execution of
    arbitrary code.

    2) Insufficient restrictions on script generated events on text
    fields can be exploited to read and write content from and to the
    clipboard.

    3) Boundary errors in the "writeGroup()" function in "nsVCardObj.cpp"
    can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows by sending an
    e-mail containing a specially crafted vcard.

    Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code but
    requires that the malicious e-mail is opened in preview.

    4) Some boundary errors in "nsPop3Protocol.cpp", which handles POP3
    mail communication, can be exploited to cause buffer overflow by a
    malicious POP3 mail server when sending specially crafted responses.


    Successful exploitation may potentially allow execution of arbitrary
    code.

    5) A problem with overly long links containing a non-ASCII characters
    can be exploited via a malicious website or e-mail to cause a buffer
    overflow, which potentially can lead to execution of arbitrary code.

    6) An integer overflows when parsing and displaying BMP files can
    potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code by supplying an
    overly wide malicious BMP image via a malicious website or in an
    e-mail.

    7) Mozilla allows dragging links to another window or frame. This can
    e.g be exploited by tricking a user on a malicious website to drag a
    specially crafted javascript link to another window.

    Successful exploitation can cause script code to execute in context
    of that window. Further exploitation can in combination with another
    unspecified vulnerability lead to execution of arbitrary code.

    These vulnerabilities reportedly affect versions prior to the
    following:
    - Mozilla 1.7.3
    - Firefox 1.0PR
    - Thunderbird 0.8

    SOLUTION:
    The vulnerabilities have reportedly been fixed in:
    - Mozilla 1.7.3
    - Firefox 1.0PR
    - Thunderbird 0.8

    PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
    1) Georgi Guninski
    2) Wladimir Palant
    3) Georgi Guninski
    4) Gael Delalleau
    5) Mats Palmgren and Gael Delalleau
    6) Gael Delalleau
    7) Jesse Ruderman

    ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
    1) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=258005
    2) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=257523
    3) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=257314
    4) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=245066
    4) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=226669
    5) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=256316
    6) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=255067
    7) http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=250862

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    vulnerabilities.

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  2. Devinco

    Devinco Registered Member

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    Nick S,

    Thank you very much for this info! :)
    It's upgrade time!
     
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