Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : thunderbird vulnerabilities (USN-943-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 47618

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Synopsis

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

Description

Martin Barbella discovered an integer overflow in an XSLT node sorting routine. An attacker could exploit this to overflow a buffer and cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1199)

An integer overflow was discovered in Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into viewing malicious content, an attacker could overflow a buffer and cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2010-1196)

Several flaws were discovered in the browser engine of Thunderbird. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1201, CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203)

If was discovered that Thunderbird could be made to access freed memory. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious site, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2010-1121).

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/943-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47618

File Name: ubuntu_USN-943-1.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/7/2010

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-gnome-support, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:thunderbird-gnome-support-dbg, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/6/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1121, CVE-2010-1196, CVE-2010-1199, CVE-2010-1200, CVE-2010-1201, CVE-2010-1202, CVE-2010-1203

BID: 38952, 41082, 41087, 41090, 41093, 41094, 41099

USN: 943-1