RHEL 6 / 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2017:1561)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100950
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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 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 52.2.0.

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-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472, CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7750, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778, CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758, CVE-2017-7764)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Nils, Nicolas Trippar (Zimperium zLabs), Tyson Smith, Mats Palmgren, Philipp, Masayuki Nakano, Christian Holler, Andrew McCreight, Gary Kwong, Andre Bargull, Carsten Book, Jesse Schwartzentruber, Julian Hector, Marcia Knous, Ronald Crane, Samuel Erb, Holger Fuhrmannek, Abhishek Arya, and F. Alonso (revskills) as the original reporters.

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1561

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5470

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-5472

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7749

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7750

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7751

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7752

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7754

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7756

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7757

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7758

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7764

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7771

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7772

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7773

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7774

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7775

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7776

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7777

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-7778

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100950

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-1561.nasl

Version: 3.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/21/2017

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5470, CVE-2017-5472, CVE-2017-7749, CVE-2017-7750, CVE-2017-7751, CVE-2017-7752, CVE-2017-7754, CVE-2017-7756, CVE-2017-7757, CVE-2017-7758, CVE-2017-7764, CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778

RHSA: 2017:1561