Debian DSA-3212-1 : icedove - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 82538

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 client: Multiple memory safety errors, use-after-frees and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, the bypass of security restrictions or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 31.6.0-1~deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 31.6.0-1.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3212

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82538

File Name: debian_DSA-3212.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/3/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/2/2015

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Firefox PDF.js Privileged Javascript Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0801, CVE-2015-0807, CVE-2015-0813, CVE-2015-0815, CVE-2015-0816

DSA: 3212