Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20171204)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105019
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 52.5.0.

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-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7830)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2a7ac2a

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105019

File Name: sl_20171204_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/4/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

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