Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 105683

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?057314e3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105683

File Name: sl_20180107_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/07

Reference Information

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