Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mozilla-thunderbird (MDVSA-2009:217-3)

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

A number of security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla Thunderbird :

Security issues in thunderbird could lead to a man-in-the-middle attack via a spoofed X.509 certificate (CVE-2009-2408).

A vulnerability was found in xmltok_impl.c (expat) that with specially crafted XML could be exploited and lead to a denial of service attack.
Related to CVE-2009-2625 (CVE-2009-3720).

This update provides the latest version of Thunderbird which are not vulnerable to these issues.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-42.html

https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280615

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40701

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-217.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 8/24/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-af, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-be, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-bg, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-ca, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-cs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-da, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-de, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-el, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-en_GB, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ar, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ca, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-cs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-de, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-el, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-es, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-es_AR, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-fi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-fr, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-hu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-it, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ja, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ko, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-nb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-nl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-pl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-pt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-pt_BR, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ro, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-ru, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-sk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-sl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-sv, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-tr, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-zh_CN, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail-zh_TW, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-es_AR, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-es_ES, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-et_EE, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-eu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-fi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-fr, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-gu_IN, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-he, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-hu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-it, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-ja, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-ko, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-lt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-mk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-moztraybiff, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-nb_NO, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-nl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-nn_NO, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-pa_IN, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-pl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-pt_BR, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-pt_PT, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-ru, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-sk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-sl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-sv_SE, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-tr, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-uk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-zh_CN, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-thunderbird-zh_TW, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nsinstall, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2408, CVE-2009-3720

BID: 35888, 36097

MDVSA: 2009:217-3

CWE: 310