CentOS 6 / 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2018:0061)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105658

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 52.5.2.

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-2017-7846, CVE-2017-7847, CVE-2017-7848, CVE-2017-7829)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges cure53 and Sabri Haddouche as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d14d69df

http://www.nessus.org/u?97064f21

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105658

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0061.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/09

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7829, CVE-2017-7846, CVE-2017-7847, CVE-2017-7848

RHSA: 2018:0061