Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-1050-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jesse Ruderman, Igor Bukanov, Olli Pettay, Gary Kwong, Jeff Walden,
Henry Sivonen, Martijn Wargers, David Baron and Marcia Knous
discovered several memory issues in the browser engine. An attacker
could exploit these to crash the browser or possibly run arbitrary
code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0062)

Roberto Suggi Liverani discovered a possible issue with unsafe
JavaScript execution in chrome documents. A malicious extension could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code with chrome privlieges.
(CVE-2010-1585)

Jordi Chancel discovered a buffer overlow in the JPEG decoding engine.
An attacker could exploit this to crash the browser or possibly run
arbitrary code as the user invoking the program. (CVE-2011-0061).

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 : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52527 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46368
46645
46647
46651

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1585
CVE-2011-0053
CVE-2011-0061
CVE-2011-0062