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

High Nessus Plugin ID 105658


The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected thunderbird package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105658

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0061.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/09

Modified: 2018/01/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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