Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-943-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Martin Barbella discovered an integer overflow in an XSLT node sorting
routine. An attacker could exploit this to overflow a buffer and cause
a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1199)

An integer overflow was discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were
tricked into viewing malicious content, an attacker could overflow a
buffer and cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2010-1196)

Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine of Thunderbird. If
a user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker
could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1200,
CVE-2010-1201, CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203)

If was discovered that Thunderbird could be made to access freed
memory. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote
attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2010-1121).

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 :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47618 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38952
41082
41087
41090
41093
41094
41099

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1121
CVE-2010-1196
CVE-2010-1199
CVE-2010-1200
CVE-2010-1201
CVE-2010-1202
CVE-2010-1203

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