Multiple Mozilla products multipart/alternative code execution

mozilla-multipart-alternative-code-exec (51315) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when viewing multipart/alternative email messages containing a text/enhanced part. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted email message, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Refer to MFSA 2009-33 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • J-Security Center Vuln 35461: Title: Mozilla Thudnerbird/Seamonkey Multipart Alternative Message Memory Corruption Vulnerability.
  • MFSA 2009-33: Crash viewing multipart/alternative message with text/enhanced part.
  • ASA-2009-276: seamonkey security update (RHSA-2009-1134)
  • BID-35461: Mozilla Thunderbird/Seamonkey Multipart Alternative Message Memory Corruption Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-2210: Mozilla Thunderbird before 2.0.0.22 and SeaMonkey before 1.1.17 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a multipart/alternative e-mail message containing a text/enhanced part that triggers access to an incorrect object type.
  • MDVSA-2009:141: mozilla-thunderbird
  • OSVDB ID: 55532: Mozilla Multiple Products Crafted multipart/alternative E-mail Message Remote DoS
  • RHSA-2009-1125: Moderate: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2009-1126: Moderate: thunderbird security update
  • RHSA-2009-1134: Important: seamonkey security update
  • SECTRACK ID: 1022433: Mozilla Thunderbird Multipart/Alternative Processing Bug May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0 Dev
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.2
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.3
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.4
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.5
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.6
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.7
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.8
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.0.9
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Alpha
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1 Beta
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.0
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.1
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.10
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.11
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.12
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.13
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.14
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.15
  • Mozilla SeaMonkey 1.1.16
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5 Beta
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.11
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.12
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.13
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.14
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.5
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.7.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.7.3
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.10
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.11
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.12
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.13
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.14
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.15
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.16
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.17
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.18
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.19
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.20
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.21
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5.3.z EUS

Reported:

Jun 22, 2009

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