Amazon Linux 2 : thunderbird (ALAS-2018-1061)

high Nessus Plugin ID 112086
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


Use-after-free when appending DOM nodes (CVE-2018-12363)

Use-after-free using focus() (CVE-2018-12360)

Compromised IPC child process can list local filenames (CVE-2018-12365)

Buffer overflow using computed size of canvas element (CVE-2018-12359)

Using form to exfiltrate encrypted mail part by pressing enter in form field (CVE-2018-12374)

S/MIME plaintext can be leaked through HTML reply/forward (CVE-2018-12373)

Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 61, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox ESR 52.9 (CVE-2018-5188)

S/MIME and PGP decryption oracles can be built with HTML emails (CVE-2018-12372)

Integer overflow in SSSE3 scaler (CVE-2018-12362)

CSRF attacks through 307 redirects and NPAPI plugins (CVE-2018-12364)

Invalid data handling during QCMS transformations (CVE-2018-12366)


Run 'yum update thunderbird' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112086

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1061.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/24/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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:amazon:linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/18/2018

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

ALAS: 2018-1061