GLSA-201705-07 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100084
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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-201705-07 (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, cause a Denial of Service condition, spoof content or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Mozilla Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-45.8.0' All Mozilla Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-45.8.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-07

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100084

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201705-07.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 5/10/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:thunderbird-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5398, CVE-2017-5400, CVE-2017-5401, CVE-2017-5402, CVE-2017-5404, CVE-2017-5405, CVE-2017-5407, CVE-2017-5408, CVE-2017-5410

GLSA: 201705-07