Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-958-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine of Thunderbird. If
a user were tricked into viewing malicious content, a remote attacker
could use this to crash Thunderbird or possibly run arbitrary code as
the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1211, CVE-2010-1212)

An integer overflow was discovered in how Thunderbird processed CSS
values. An attacker could exploit this to crash Thunderbird or
possibly run arbitrary code as the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2010-2752)

An integer overflow was discovered in how Thunderbird interpreted the
XUL element. If a user were tricked into viewing malicious content, a
remote attacker could use this to crash Thunderbird or possibly run
arbitrary code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-2753)

Aki Helin discovered that libpng did not properly handle certain
malformed PNG images. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
PNG file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2010-1205)

Yosuke Hasegawa discovered that the same-origin check in Thunderbird
could be bypassed by utilizing the importScripts Web Worker method. If
a user were tricked into viewing malicious content, an attacker could
exploit this to read data from other domains. (CVE-2010-1213)

Chris Evans discovered that Thunderbird did not properly process
improper CSS selectors. If a user were tricked into viewing malicious
content, an attacker could exploit this to read data from other
domains. (CVE-2010-0654)

Soroush Dalili discovered that Thunderbird did not properly handle
script error output. An attacker could use this to access URL
parameters from other domains. (CVE-2010-2754).

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)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47857 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0654
CVE-2010-1205
CVE-2010-1211
CVE-2010-1212
CVE-2010-1213
CVE-2010-2752
CVE-2010-2753
CVE-2010-2754
CVE-2010-2760