GLSA-201705-07 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-07
(Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted email
or web page, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, spoof content or obtain
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-07

Solution :

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-45.8.0'
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.8.0'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100084 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5398
CVE-2017-5400
CVE-2017-5401
CVE-2017-5402
CVE-2017-5404
CVE-2017-5405
CVE-2017-5407
CVE-2017-5408
CVE-2017-5410

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