Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 100049


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100049

File Name: sl_20170508_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/09

Modified: 2017/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

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