GLSA-201702-13 : 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-201702-13
(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 or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-03/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-13

Solution :

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-45.7.0'
All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.7.0'

Risk factor :

High

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97256 ()

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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