Debian DSA-4244-1 : thunderbird - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111087

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 stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:52.9.1-1~deb9u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4244

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111087

File Name: debian_DSA-4244.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2018

Updated: 12/7/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12359, CVE-2018-12360, CVE-2018-12362, CVE-2018-12363, CVE-2018-12364, CVE-2018-12365, CVE-2018-12366, CVE-2018-5188, CVE-2018-12372, CVE-2018-12373, CVE-2018-12374

DSA: 4244