Debian DSA-4070-1 : enigmail - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 105430

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Enigmail, an OpenPGP extension for Thunderbird, which could result in a loss of confidentiality, faked signatures, plain text leaks and denial of service. Additional information can be found under https://enigmail.net/download/other/Enigmail%20Pentest%20Report%20by%2 0Cure53%20-%20Excerpt.pdf

Solution

Upgrade the enigmail packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.9.9-1~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.9.9-1~deb9u1.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6620e35f

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/enigmail

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4070

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105430

File Name: debian_DSA-4070.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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:enigmail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17843, CVE-2017-17844, CVE-2017-17848, CVE-2017-17845, CVE-2017-17846, CVE-2017-17847

DSA: 4070