Oracle Linux 4 / 6 : thunderbird (ELSA-2011-0374)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 68234

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:0374 :

An updated thunderbird package that fixes one security issue and one bug is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact.

Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client.

This erratum blacklists a small number of HTTPS certificates.
(BZ#689430)

This update also fixes the following bug :

* The RHSA-2011:0312 and RHSA-2011:0311 updates introduced a regression, preventing some Java content and plug-ins written in Java from loading. With this update, the Java content and plug-ins work as expected. (BZ#683076)

All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these issues. All running instances of Thunderbird must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected thunderbird package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-March/002022.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2011-March/002026.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 68234

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0374.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:thunderbird, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1585, CVE-2011-0051, CVE-2011-0053, CVE-2011-0061, CVE-2011-0062

RHSA: 2011:0374