Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : thunderbird, thunderbird-locales vulnerabilities (USN-1020-1)

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 :

Jesse Ruderman, Andreas Gal, Nils, Brian Hackett, and Igor Bukanov
discovered several memory issues in the browser engine. An attacker
could exploit these to crash THunderbird or possibly run arbitrary
code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-3776, CVE-2010-3777,
CVE-2010-3778)

Marc Schoenefeld and Christoph Diehl discovered several problems when
handling downloadable fonts. The new OTS font sanitizing library was
added to mitigate these issues. (CVE-2010-3768).

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 : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51115 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45322

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3768
CVE-2010-3776
CVE-2010-3777
CVE-2010-3778