Debian DSA-3968-1 : icedove - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103116

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.3.0-4~deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 52.3.0-4~deb9u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/icedove

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/icedove

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3968

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103116

File Name: debian_DSA-3968.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/12/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

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: cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:debian:debian_linux:icedove:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 9/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792, CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7807, CVE-2017-7809

DSA: 3968