SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSeveral vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.
- CVE-2011-0069 CVE-2011-0070 CVE-2011-0072 CVE-2011-0074 CVE-2011-0075 CVE-2011-0077 CVE-2011-0078 CVE-2011-0080 CVE-2011-0081 'Scoobidiver', Ian Beer Bob Clary, Henri Sivonen, Marco Bonardo, Mats Palmgren, Jesse Ruderman, Aki Kelin and Martin Barbella discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
- CVE-2011-0065 CVE-2011-0066 CVE-2011-0073 'regenrecht' discovered several dangling pointer vulnerabilities, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
- CVE-2011-0067 Paul Stone discovered that Java applets could steal information from the autocompletion history.
- CVE-2011-0071 Soroush Dalili discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in handling resource URIs.
As indicated in the Lenny (oldstable) release notes, security support for the Icedove packages in the oldstable needed to be stopped before the end of the regular Lenny security maintenance life cycle. You are strongly encouraged to upgrade to stable or switch to a different mail client.
SolutionUpgrade the icedove packages.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze2.
File Name: debian_DSA-2235.nasl
Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent
CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/dpkg-l, Host/Debian/release
Exploit Ease: Exploits are available
Patch Publication Date: 5/10/2011
Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/7/2011
Metasploit (Mozilla Firefox "nsTreeRange" Dangling Pointer Vulnerability)
CVE: CVE-2011-0065, CVE-2011-0066, CVE-2011-0067, CVE-2011-0069, CVE-2011-0070, CVE-2011-0071, CVE-2011-0072, CVE-2011-0073, CVE-2011-0074, CVE-2011-0075, CVE-2011-0077, CVE-2011-0078, CVE-2011-0080, CVE-2011-0081