Debian DSA-2924-1 : icedove - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 73869
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security issues have been found in Icedove, Debian's version of the Mozilla Thunderbird mail and news client: multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows, missing permission checks, out of bound reads, use-after-frees and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, privilege escalation, cross-site scripting or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 24.5.0-1~deb7u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2924

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73869

File Name: debian_DSA-2924.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/6/2014

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:7.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/5/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1523, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1530, CVE-2014-1531, CVE-2014-1532

DSA: 2924