Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-998-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Paul Nickerson, Jesse Ruderman, Olli Pettay, Igor Bukanov, Josh Soref,
Gary Kwong, Martijn Wargers, Siddharth Agarwal and Michal Zalewski
discovered various flaws in the browser engine. An attacker could
exploit this to crash Thunderbird or possibly run arbitrary code as
the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-3175, CVE-2010-3176)

Alexander Miller, Sergey Glazunov, and others discovered several flaws
in the JavaScript engine. If JavaScript were enabled, an attacker
could exploit this to crash Thunderbird or possibly run arbitrary code
as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-3179, CVE-2010-3180,
CVE-2010-3183)

Eduardo Vela Nava discovered that Thunderbird could be made to violate
the same-origin policy by using modal calls with JavaScript. If
JavaScript were enabled, an attacker could exploit this to steal
information from another site. (CVE-2010-3178)

Dmitri GribenkoDmitri Gribenko discovered that Thunderbird did not
properly setup the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable. A local
attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code as the user
invoking the program. (CVE-2010-3182).

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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50083 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44243
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CVE ID: CVE-2010-3175
CVE-2010-3176
CVE-2010-3178
CVE-2010-3179
CVE-2010-3180
CVE-2010-3182
CVE-2010-3183