Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : mozilla-thunderbird, thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-741-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 37220
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine. If JavaScript were enabled, an attacker could exploit these flaws to crash Thunderbird and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2009-0352)

Jesse Ruderman and Gary Kwong discovered flaws in the browser engine.
If a user had JavaScript enabled, these problems could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774)

Georgi Guninski discovered a flaw when Thunderbird performed a cross-domain redirect. If a user had JavaScript enabled, an attacker could bypass the same-origin policy in Thunderbird by utilizing nsIRDFService and steal private data from users authenticated to the redirected website. (CVE-2009-0776).

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/741-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 37220

File Name: ubuntu_USN-741-1.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-thunderbird-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-thunderbird-inspector, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-thunderbird-typeaheadfind, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-gnome-support, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/19/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0352, CVE-2009-0772, CVE-2009-0774, CVE-2009-0776

BID: 33598, 33990

USN: 741-1

CWE: 200, 399