CentOS 6 / 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2017:3372)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 105058

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

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 52.5.0.

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)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, David Keeler, Jon Coppeard, Julien Cristau, Jan de Mooij, Jason Kratzer, Philipp, Nicholas Nethercote, Oriol Brufau, Andre Bargull, Bob Clary, Jet Villegas, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Gary Kwong, Ryan VanderMeulen, Nils, and Jun Kokatsu as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6062784b

http://www.nessus.org/u?4c3fc5a3

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105058

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-3372.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/07

Modified: 2018/08/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/06

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2017:3372