Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-2506-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Armin Razmdjou discovered that contents of locally readable files
could be made available via manipulation of form autocomplete in some
circumstances. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially
crafted message with scripting enabled, an attacker could potentially
exploit this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2015-0822)

Abhishek Arya discovered an out-of-bounds read and write when
rendering SVG content in some circumstances. If a user were tricked in
to opening a specially crafted message with scripting enabled, an
attacker could potentially exploit this to obtain sensitive
information. (CVE-2015-0827)

Paul Bandha discovered a use-after-free in IndexedDB. If a user were
tricked in to opening a specially crafted message with scripting
enabled, an attacker could potentially exploit this to cause a denial
of service via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-0831)

Carsten Book, Christoph Diehl, Gary Kwong, Jan de Mooij, Liz Henry,
Byron Campen, Tom Schuster, and Ryan VanderMeulen discovered multiple
memory safety issues in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked in to
opening a specially crafted message with scripting enabled, an
attacker could potentially exploit these to cause a denial of service
via application crash, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking Thunderbird. (CVE-2015-0836).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81644 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0822
CVE-2015-0827
CVE-2015-0831
CVE-2015-0836

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