CentOS 6 : thunderbird (CESA-2018:3531)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119050

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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 60.3.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 63 and Firefox ESR 60.3 (CVE-2018-12390)

* Mozilla: Crash with nested event loops (CVE-2018-12392)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow during Unicode conversion while loading JavaScript (CVE-2018-12393)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox ESR 60.3 (CVE-2018-12389)

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 these issues. Upstream acknowledges Christian Holler, Bob Owen, Boris Zbarsky, Calixte Denizet, Jason Kratzer, Jed Davis, Taegeon Lee, Philipp, Ronald Crane, Raul Gurzau, Gary Kwong, Tyson Smith, Raymond Forbes, Bogdan Tara, Nils, r, and Daniel Veditz as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?94a77a43

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119050

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-3531.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2018

Updated: 4/8/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12390

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12389, CVE-2018-12390, CVE-2018-12392, CVE-2018-12393

RHSA: 2018:3531