openSUSE Security Update : MozillaThunderbird (openSUSE-2017-955)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 102622



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for MozillaThunderbird to version 52.3 fixes security issues and bugs. The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2017-7798: XUL injection in the style editor in devtools

- CVE-2017-7800: Use-after-free in WebSockets during disconnection

- CVE-2017-7801: Use-after-free with marquee during window resizing

- CVE-2017-7784: Use-after-free with image observers

- CVE-2017-7802: Use-after-free resizing image elements

- CVE-2017-7785: Buffer overflow manipulating ARIA attributes in DOM

- CVE-2017-7786: Buffer overflow while painting non-displayable SVG

- CVE-2017-7753: Out-of-bounds read with cached style data and pseudo-elements#

- CVE-2017-7787: Same-origin policy bypass with iframes through page reloads

- CVE-2017-7807: Domain hijacking through AppCache fallback

- CVE-2017-7792: Buffer overflow viewing certificates with an extremely long OID

- CVE-2017-7804: Memory protection bypass through WindowsDllDetourPatcher

- CVE-2017-7791: Spoofing following page navigation with data: protocol and modal alerts

- CVE-2017-7782: WindowsDllDetourPatcher allocates memory without DEP protections

- CVE-2017-7803: CSP containing 'sandbox' improperly applied

- CVE-2017-7779: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 55 and Firefox ESR 52.3

The following bugs were fixed :

- Unwanted inline images shown in rogue SPAM messages

- Deleting message from the POP3 server not working when maildir storage was used

- Message disposition flag (replied / forwarded) lost when reply or forwarded message was stored as draft and draft was sent later

- Inline images not scaled to fit when printing

- Selected text from another message sometimes included in a reply

- No authorisation prompt displayed when inserting image into email body although image URL requires authentication

- Large attachments taking a long time to open under some circumstances


Update the affected MozillaThunderbird packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102622

File Name: openSUSE-2017-955.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-buildsymbols, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-common, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:MozillaThunderbird-translations-other, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/18/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7782, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792, CVE-2017-7798, CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7804, CVE-2017-7807