Debian DSA-2464-2 : icedove - several vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 58978
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Icedove, an unbranded version of the Thunderbird mail/news client.

- CVE-2012-0467 Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Brian Hackett, Bobby Holley, Gary Kwong, Hilary Hall, Honza Bambas, Jesse Ruderman, Julian Seward, and Olli Pettay discovered memory corruption bugs, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2012-0470 Atte Kettunen discovered that a memory corruption bug in gfxImageSurface may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2012-0471 Anne van Kesteren discovered that incorrect multibyte character encoding may lead to cross-site scripting.

- CVE-2012-0477 Masato Kinugawa discovered that incorrect encoding of Korean and Chinese character sets may lead to cross-site scripting.

- CVE-2012-0479 Jeroen van der Gun discovered a spoofing vulnerability in the presentation of Atom and RSS feeds over HTTPS.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze10.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=671408

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=671410

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-0467

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-0470

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-0471

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-0477

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-0479

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/icedove

https://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2464

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58978

File Name: debian_DSA-2464.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/8/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0467, CVE-2012-0470, CVE-2012-0471, CVE-2012-0477, CVE-2012-0479

DSA: 2464