Fedora 8 : thunderbird-2.0.0.14-1.fc8 (2008-3557)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32206

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Several flaws were found in the processing of some malformed HTML mail content. An HTML mail message containing such malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237) Several flaws were found in the display of malformed web content. An HTML mail message containing specially crafted content could, potentially, trick a user into surrendering sensitive information. (CVE-2008-1234) A flaw was found in the processing of malformed JavaScript content. An HTML mail message containing such malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the user running Thunderbird.
(CVE-2008-1380) Note: JavaScript support is disabled by default in Thunderbird; the above issue is not exploitable unless JavaScript is enabled. All Thunderbird users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438713

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438715

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438717

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438718

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=438721

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=440518

http://www.nessus.org/u?27a0ff25

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32206

File Name: fedora_2008-3557.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/11

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:thunderbird, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1233, CVE-2008-1234, CVE-2008-1235, CVE-2008-1236, CVE-2008-1237, CVE-2008-1380

BID: 28448, 28818

FEDORA: 2008-3557

CWE: 79, 94, 399