GLSA-201803-14 : Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108820
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201803-14 (Mozilla Thunderbird: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Please review the referenced Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories and CVE identifiers below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, conduct URL hijacking, or conduct cross-site scripting (XSS).
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-52.6.0' All Thunderbird binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/thunderbird-bin-52.6.0'

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-20/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-23/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-26/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2017-30/

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201803-14

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108820

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201803-14.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 4/4/2018

Updated: 9/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

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:gentoo:linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:thunderbird-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7753, CVE-2017-7779, CVE-2017-7784, CVE-2017-7785, CVE-2017-7786, CVE-2017-7787, CVE-2017-7791, CVE-2017-7792, CVE-2017-7793, CVE-2017-7800, CVE-2017-7801, CVE-2017-7802, CVE-2017-7803, CVE-2017-7805, CVE-2017-7807, CVE-2017-7809, CVE-2017-7810, CVE-2017-7814, CVE-2017-7818, CVE-2017-7819, CVE-2017-7823, CVE-2017-7824, CVE-2017-7825, CVE-2017-7826, CVE-2017-7828, CVE-2017-7829, CVE-2017-7830, CVE-2017-7846, CVE-2017-7847, CVE-2017-7848, 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

GLSA: 201803-14