Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20180201)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106575

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a4a4fa0

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106575

File Name: sl_20180201_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/2/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, 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: 2/1/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

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