Debian DSA-4209-1 : thunderbird - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 110101

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, denial of service or attacks on encrypted emails.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:52.8.0-1~deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:52.8.0-1~deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/thunderbird

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/thunderbird

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/thunderbird

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4209

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110101

File Name: debian_DSA-4209.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/25

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5150, CVE-2018-5154, CVE-2018-5155, CVE-2018-5159, CVE-2018-5161, CVE-2018-5162, CVE-2018-5168, CVE-2018-5170, CVE-2018-5178, CVE-2018-5183, CVE-2018-5184, CVE-2018-5185

DSA: 4209