Oracle Linux 6 : thunderbird (ELSA-2018-1726)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110109

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:1726 :

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 52.8.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 60 and Firefox ESR 52.8 (CVE-2018-5150)

* Mozilla: Backport critical security fixes in Skia (CVE-2018-5183)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and clip paths (CVE-2018-5154)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free with SVG animations and text paths (CVE-2018-5155)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow and out-of-bounds write in Skia (CVE-2018-5159)

* Mozilla: Full plaintext recovery in S/MIME via chosen-ciphertext attack (CVE-2018-5184)

* Mozilla: Hang via malformed headers (CVE-2018-5161)

* Mozilla: Encrypted mail leaks plaintext through src attribute (CVE-2018-5162)

* Mozilla: Lightweight themes can be installed without user interaction (CVE-2018-5168)

* Mozilla: Filename spoofing for external attachments (CVE-2018-5170)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow during UTF-8 to Unicode string conversion through legacy extension (CVE-2018-5178)

* Mozilla: Leaking plaintext through HTML forms (CVE-2018-5185)

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 CVE-2018-5150, CVE-2018-5154, CVE-2018-5155, CVE-2018-5159, CVE-2018-5168, CVE-2018-5178, and CVE-2018-5183. Upstream acknowledges Christoph Diehl, Randell Jesup, Tyson Smith, Alex Gaynor, Ronald Crane, Julian Hector, Kannan Vijayan, Jason Kratzer, Mozilla Developers, Nils, Ivan Fratric, Wladimir Palant, and Root Object as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-May/007765.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110109

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-1726.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/25

Updated: 2019/07/11

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:oracle:linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

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

RHSA: 2018:1726