RHEL 6 / 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2018:0262)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106573

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

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 52.6.0.

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-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5095, CVE-2018-5096, CVE-2018-5097, CVE-2018-5098, CVE-2018-5099, CVE-2018-5102, CVE-2018-5103, CVE-2018-5104, CVE-2018-5117)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Jason Kratzer, Marcia Knous, Nathan Froyd, Oriol Brufau, Ronald Crane, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Cobos Alvarez, Ryan VanderMeulen, Sebastian Hengst, Karl Tomlinson, Xidorn Quan, Ludovic Hirlimann, Jason Orendorff, Anonymous, Nils, and Xisigr as the original reporters.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-04/

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-0262.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5089.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5095.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5096.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5097.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5098.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5099.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5102.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5103.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5104.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5117.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106573

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0262.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/02

Modified: 2018/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5089, CVE-2018-5095, CVE-2018-5096, CVE-2018-5097, CVE-2018-5098, CVE-2018-5099, CVE-2018-5102, CVE-2018-5103, CVE-2018-5104, CVE-2018-5117

RHSA: 2018:0262