Debian DSA-4327-1 : thunderbird - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 118473

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Thunderbird: Multiple memory safety errors and use-after-frees may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the thunderbird packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:60.2.1-2~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-4327

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118473

File Name: debian_DSA-4327.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/29

Modified: 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: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16541, CVE-2018-12376, CVE-2018-12377, CVE-2018-12378, CVE-2018-12379, CVE-2018-12383, CVE-2018-12385

DSA: 4327