RHEL 6 : thunderbird (RHSA-2019:0159)

High Nessus Plugin ID 121379

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

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 60.4.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 64 and Firefox ESR 60.4 (CVE-2018-12405)

* chromium-browser, firefox: Memory corruption in Angle (CVE-2018-17466)

* Mozilla: Use-after-free with select element (CVE-2018-18492)

* Mozilla: Buffer overflow in accelerated 2D canvas with Skia (CVE-2018-18493)

* Mozilla: Same-origin policy violation using location attribute and performance.getEntries to steal cross-origin URLs (CVE-2018-18494)

* Mozilla: Integer overflow when calculating buffer sizes for images (CVE-2018-18498)

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, Diego Calleja, Andrew McCreight, Jon Coppeard, Natalia Csoregi, Nicolas B. Pierron, Tyson Smith, Nils, Atte Kettunen, James Lee of Kryptos Logic, and r as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-31/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0159

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-12405

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17466

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18492

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18493

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18494

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18498

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121379

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0159.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/25

Updated: 2019/03/01

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12405, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-18492, CVE-2018-18493, CVE-2018-18494, CVE-2018-18498

RHSA: 2019:0159