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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 105683

File Name: sl_20180107_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/09

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSSv3

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: 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