Debian DSA-3179-1 : icedove - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 81607

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 and implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 31.5.0-1~deb7u1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3179

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81607

File Name: debian_DSA-3179.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0822, CVE-2015-0827, CVE-2015-0831, CVE-2015-0836

DSA: 3179