Debian DSA-4075-1 : thunderbird - security update

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Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird, which may
lead to the execution of arbitrary code, denial of service,
information disclosure or spoofing of sender's email addresses.

See also :

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/thunderbird
https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/thunderbird
https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/thunderbird
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4075

Solution :

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
fixed in version 1:52.5.2-2~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 1:52.5.2-2~deb9u1.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105497 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7826
CVE-2017-7828
CVE-2017-7829
CVE-2017-7830
CVE-2017-7846
CVE-2017-7847
CVE-2017-7848

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