Scientific Linux Security Update : thunderbird on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20190204)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121607

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?06ae286c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121607

File Name: sl_20190204_thunderbird_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/6/2019

Updated: 3/1/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

Risk Factor: Critical

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:thunderbird-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, 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