Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : thunderbird (ELSA-2017-1201)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100045


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:1201 :

An update for thunderbird is now available for 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 52.1.0.

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-2017-5429, CVE-2017-5433, CVE-2017-5435, CVE-2017-5436, CVE-2017-5459, CVE-2017-5466, CVE-2017-5432, CVE-2017-5434, CVE-2017-5438, CVE-2017-5439, CVE-2017-5440, CVE-2017-5441, CVE-2017-5442, CVE-2017-5443, CVE-2017-5444, CVE-2017-5446, CVE-2017-5447, CVE-2017-5454, CVE-2017-5460, CVE-2017-5464, CVE-2017-5465, CVE-2017-5469, CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, CVE-2017-5445, CVE-2017-5449, CVE-2017-5451, CVE-2017-5467, CVE-2016-10197)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Petr Cerny, Nils, Ivan Fratric (Google Project Zero), Takeshi Terada, Heather Miller (Google Skia team), Chun Han Hsiao, Chamal De Silva, Nicolas Gregoire, Holger Fuhrmannek, Atte Kettunen, Haik Aftandilian, and Jordi Chancel as the original reporters.


Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100045

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-1201.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/09

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, CVE-2016-10197, CVE-2017-5429, CVE-2017-5432, CVE-2017-5433, CVE-2017-5434, CVE-2017-5435, CVE-2017-5436, CVE-2017-5438, CVE-2017-5439, CVE-2017-5440, CVE-2017-5441, CVE-2017-5442, CVE-2017-5443, CVE-2017-5444, CVE-2017-5445, CVE-2017-5446, CVE-2017-5447, CVE-2017-5449, CVE-2017-5451, CVE-2017-5454, CVE-2017-5459, CVE-2017-5460, CVE-2017-5464, CVE-2017-5465, CVE-2017-5466, CVE-2017-5467, CVE-2017-5469

OSVDB: 151245, 151246, 151247, 155950, 155951, 155953, 155954, 155955, 155956, 155957, 155958, 155959, 155960, 155961, 155962, 155963, 155964, 155965, 155966, 155967, 155968, 155973, 155976, 155989, 155991, 155992, 155994, 156051, 156052, 156053, 156054, 156055, 156056, 156057, 156058, 156059, 156139

RHSA: 2017:1201