Debian DSA-3410-1 : icedove - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 87164

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, integer overflows, buffer overflows and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the icedove packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 38.4.0-1~deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 38.4.0-1~deb8u1.

In addition enigmail has been updated to a release compatible with the new ESR38 series.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3410

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 87164

File Name: debian_DSA-3410.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/2/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icedove, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/15/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4473, CVE-2015-4487, CVE-2015-4488, CVE-2015-4489, CVE-2015-4513, CVE-2015-7181, CVE-2015-7182, CVE-2015-7188, CVE-2015-7189, CVE-2015-7193, CVE-2015-7194, CVE-2015-7197, CVE-2015-7198, CVE-2015-7199, CVE-2015-7200

DSA: 3410