RHEL 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2018:0648)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108868
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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 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 52.7.0.

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-2018:0648

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: Critical

ID: 108868

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0648.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:0648