Debian DSA-4244-1 : thunderbird - security update

High 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: High

ID: 111087

File Name: debian_DSA-4244.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/16

Updated: 2018/12/07

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:debian:debian_linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/13

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-2018-12372, CVE-2018-12373, CVE-2018-12374, CVE-2018-5188

DSA: 4244