SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected thunderbird and / or thunderbird-debuginfo packages.
File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0270.nasl
Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent
Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C
Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C
CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu
Exploit Ease: Exploits are available
Patch Publication Date: 2/4/2019
Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2017