RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2017:0238)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 45.7.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed web
content. A web page containing malicious content could cause
Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2017-5373,
CVE-2017-5375, CVE-2017-5376, CVE-2017-5378, CVE-2017-5380,
CVE-2017-5383, CVE-2017-5390, CVE-2017-5396)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these
issues. Upstream acknowledges Jann Horn, Filipe Gomes, Nils, Armin
Razmjou, Christian Holler, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Jan de Mooij,
Tom Schuster, Oriol, Rh0, Nicolas Gregoire, and Jerri Rice as the
original reporters.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5373.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5375.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5376.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5378.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5380.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5383.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5390.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-5396.html
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0238.html

Solution :

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96949 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5373
CVE-2017-5375
CVE-2017-5376
CVE-2017-5378
CVE-2017-5380
CVE-2017-5383
CVE-2017-5390
CVE-2017-5396

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