Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : thunderbird (ELSA-2018-0061)

high Nessus Plugin ID 105671

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0061 :

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

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-January/007446.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-January/007447.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105671

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-0061.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/9/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:0061