CentOS 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2019:0270)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122065

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?d64e67a1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122065

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-0270.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/11

Modified: 2019/02/11

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: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:thunderbird, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/27

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:0270