RHEL 6 : thunderbird (RHSA-2018:0647)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108867

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.

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 52.7.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 59 and Firefox ESR 52.7 (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5125)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 52.7 (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5145)

* Mozilla: Vorbis audio processing out of bounds write (MFSA 2018-08) (CVE-2018-5146)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow manipulating SVG animatedPathSegList (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5127)

* Mozilla: Out-of-bounds write with malformed IPC messages (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5129)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow during Unicode conversion (MFSA 2018-07) (CVE-2018-5144)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Olli Pettay, Christian Holler, Nils Ohlmeier, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Ralph Giles, Philipp, Jet Villegas, Richard Zhu via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Nils, James Grant, and Root Object as the original reporters.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-09/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0647

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5125

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5127

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5129

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5144

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5145

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5146

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108867

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0647.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/06

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5125, CVE-2018-5127, CVE-2018-5129, CVE-2018-5144, CVE-2018-5145, CVE-2018-5146

RHSA: 2018:0647