Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : mozilla-thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-469-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Gaetan Leurent showed a weakness in APOP authentication. An attacker
posing as a trusted server could recover portions of the user's
password via multiple authentication attempts. (CVE-2007-1558)

Various flaws were discovered in the layout and JavaScript engines. By
tricking a user into opening a malicious email, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges. Please note that
JavaScript is disabled by default for emails, and it is not
recommended to enable it. (CVE-2007-2867, CVE-2007-2868).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28069 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1558
CVE-2007-2867
CVE-2007-2868