Fedora 9 : thunderbird-2.0.0.18-1.fc9 (2008-9859)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34837
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update update upgrades thunderbird packages to upstream version 2.0.0.18, which fixes multiple security issues detailed in upstream security advisories: http://www.mozilla.org/security/known- vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.17 http://www.mozilla.org/security/known- vulnerabilities/thunderbird20.html#thunderbird2.0.0.18

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://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463181

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463182

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463190

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463192

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463198

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463199

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463201

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463234

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463243

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463246

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463248

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464041

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470864

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470873

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470881

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470883

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470884

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470894

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470895

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470902

http://www.nessus.org/u?b0e1dea7

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34837

File Name: fedora_2008-9859.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:thunderbird, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0016, CVE-2008-3835, CVE-2008-4058, CVE-2008-4059, CVE-2008-4060, CVE-2008-4061, CVE-2008-4062, CVE-2008-4065, CVE-2008-4066, CVE-2008-4067, CVE-2008-4068, CVE-2008-4070, CVE-2008-5012, CVE-2008-5014, CVE-2008-5016, CVE-2008-5017, CVE-2008-5018, CVE-2008-5021, CVE-2008-5022, CVE-2008-5024

BID: 31346, 31397, 31411, 32281

FEDORA: 2008-9859

CWE: 20, 22, 79, 94, 119, 189, 200, 264, 287, 399