openSUSE Security Update : Mozilla Thunderbird (openSUSE-2017-1311)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104798
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for Mozilla Thunderbird fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed in 52.5.0 ESR as advised in MFSA 2017-26 (boo#1068101) :

- CVE-2017-7828: Use-after-free of PressShell while restyling layout

- CVE-2017-7830: Cross-origin URL information leak through Resource Timing API

- CVE-2017-7826: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 57 and Firefox ESR 52.5

The following bug fixes and improvements are included :

- Better support for Charter/Spectrum IMAP

- No longer mark other messages as read in search folders spanning multiple base folders

- IMAP alerts have been corrected and now show the correct server name in case of connection problems

- POP alerts have been corrected and now indicate connection problems in case the configured POP server cannot be found

Solution

Update the affected Mozilla Thunderbird packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1068101

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104798

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1311.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/28/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 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: 11/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830