Debian DSA-2588-1 : icedove - several vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 63272

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and news client.

- CVE-2012-4201 The evalInSandbox implementation uses an incorrect context during the handling of JavaScript code that sets the location.href property, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or read arbitrary files by leveraging a sandboxed add-on.

- CVE-2012-4207 The HZ-GB-2312 character-set implementation does not properly handle a ~ (tilde) character in proximity to a chunk delimiter, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted document.

- CVE-2012-4216 Use-after-free vulnerability in the gfxFont::GetFontEntry function allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.

- CVE-2012-5829 Heap-based buffer overflow in the nsWindow::OnExposeEvent function could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

- CVE-2012-5842 Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the browser engine could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.11-1+squeeze15.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-4201

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-4207

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-4216

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-5829

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-5842

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2588

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 63272

File Name: debian_DSA-2588.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/17

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4201, CVE-2012-4207, CVE-2012-4216, CVE-2012-5829, CVE-2012-5842

BID: 56611, 56618, 56632, 56634, 56636

DSA: 2588