Oracle Linux 7 : thunderbird (ELSA-2019-0270)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121584
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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:0270 :

An update for thunderbird is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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 60.5.0.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Use-after-free parsing HTML5 stream (CVE-2018-18500)

* Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 65 and Firefox ESR 60.5 (CVE-2018-18501)

* Mozilla: Privilege escalation through IPC channel messages (CVE-2018-18505)

* libical: Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities (CVE-2016-5824)

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 Yaniv Frank (SophosLabs), Alex Gaynor, Christoph Diehl, Steven Crane, Jason Kratzer, Gary Kwong, Christian Holler, and Jed Davis as the original reporters.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-February/008469.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121584

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-0270.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/5/2019

Updated: 2/10/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/4/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5824, CVE-2018-18500, CVE-2018-18501, CVE-2018-18505

RHSA: 2019:0270