Intrusion Prevention

Mozilla.Thunderbird.File.Attachment.Spoofing

Description

GUI display truncation vulnerability in Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.2, 1.0.6, and 1.0.7 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code, via an attachment with a filename containing a large number of spaces ending with a dangerous extension that is not displayed by Thunderbird, along with an inconsistent Content-Type header, which could be used to trick a user into downloading dangerous content by dragging or saving the attachment.

Affected Products

Mozilla Thunderbird version 1.0.7 (Windows) and prior.

Impact

Execute arbitrary code.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Mozilla Thunderbird version 1.5 :
http://www.mozilla.com/thunderbird/

CVE References

CVE-2006-0236